Established in 1909, named after Henry N. Pharr, sugar planter
from Louisiana. Center for winter vegetables, citrus and cotton.
Visitors find modern RV resorts and tourist-related activities.
Access to Mexico (11 miles) via U.S. 281 and the McAllen-Hidalgo-Reynosa
Leather factory produces variety of custom garments. Visitors
welcome to watch leather craftsmen at work. Guided tours in winter
at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Open Mon. to Friday at 904 East U.S.
- OLD CLOCK MUSEUM - About 2,000 antique clocks dating
back to 1690 are on display, including many unusual and beautiful
specimens. Usually open daily from 10:30 a.m. to noon, and from
2:30 to 4 p.m. Call ahead, 929 East Preston Street.
- SANTA ANNA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE -About twelve miles
- SMITTY'S JUKE BOX MUSEUM - For a bit of nostalgia,
stroll by displays of jukeboxes, lovingly restored by the owner.
Collection spans the whole era of music machines. Open Mon. -
Fri. from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 116 West State
- TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER - Supplies information concerning
local events, historic buildings and tourist sites. Open Mon.
- Fri. from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pharr Chamber of Commerce Building
308 West Park.
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