611 E. Coma St. 956/843-2734
This restored historic structure offers a hands-on experience and includes exhibits on the effects of irrigation on the Lower Rio Grande Valley. The pumps, built in 1909, changed the vast ranchland and are the only remaining steam pumps in the nation. Open 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Tue.–Fri. and 2–6 p.m. Su...
The discovery of the first Africanized bee in the United States was made just outside Hidalgo in 1990. A fiberglass and steel insect, originally built as a float for Hidalgo's Borderfest Parade, now sits adjacent to city offices. 704 E. Texano.
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