Hebron, Illinois: Basketball Water Tower

Against all odds, the little town of Hebron won the state basketball championship in 1952, and they're still not letting anyone forget it.
Main St., Hebron, IL
The water tower is just south and west of the intersection of Hwy 47/Main St. and Hwy 173/Maple Ave.
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Basketball Water Tower.

Basketball Water Tower

The Hebron water tower is painted as a basketball to celebrate the 1952 Illinois State High School Basketball Championship. They beat every school in Illinois for the title. There were no divisions of schools by size back then, and there were less than 100 kids in the entire high school at that time.

[Dave M, 02/14/2016]

On the basketball water tower is painted, "HEBRON: Home of 1952 State Champions." July 2016: Photo added.

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