Cabby O’Neill Gymnasium – Jasper IN

City:
Jasper, IN

Site Type:
Education and Health, Gymnasiums

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works

Started:
1938

Completed:
1939

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

The facility served as Jasper (Indiana) High School Gym, 1939-1977 and Jasper Middle School gymnasium until 2009. It was named for the coach of the 1949 Jasper High School State Championship basketball team in 1984. It is still owned by the school corporation after the middle school moved, the building is now used for community activities. The facility hosted the high school teams in 2010 and 2011 after the roof of the 1977 gym collapsed.

Source notes

Indianapolis Star series by Kyle Neddenriep in March 2021
https://duboiscountyherald.com/b/renovated-gym-ready-to-welcome-visitors, October 6, 2010
https://www.indianalandmarks.org/2021/03/historic-indiana-gyms-on-the-rebound/

Site originally submitted by Doug Logan on April 14, 2021.

Location Info


340 West Sixth Street
Jasper, IN 47546

Coordinates: 38.391825, -86.933897

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