La Villa (Hidalgo Co.) marker dedication - Hilltop Gardens

Feb 24 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Hilltop Gardens (off FM 491, 6.5 miles north of La Villa)

FM 491
La Villa, TX

Come celebrate the dedication of a historical marker for Hilltop Gardens, a pioneer in aloe vera farming. Please RSVP to 956-262-2176 ext 136 and include the number of guests. 


From Harlingen area

Take I69E/US77 north to Sabastian, Texas (11.5 miles)

Take the exit toward TX-413 Loop W/Farm to Market Rd 2629 E – turn left

E. Main St. becomes FM506/ FM2629 – Follow Fm2629 to left (4.8 miles) to FM491 – turn right

1.5 miles to Hilltop Gardens


 From south McAllen area

Take I-2/US83 East  to Mercedes, Texas (21.miles)

Exit FM 491(Texas Ave) – turn left, then jog right to Fm491

Follow Fm491 north to Hilltop Gardens (18.5 miles)


From north McAllen and Edinburg

Take I-69/US281 north to TX107 exit (University Dr.) Turn right

Take TX107 east to La Villa, Tx (22 miles)

Turn left on FM491 to Hilltop Gardens (6.5 miles)




Take Monte Christo Rd east to FM 491 (21 miles) turn left

Take Fm491 to Hilltop Gardens (6 miles)


 * If using your own GPS (use Hilltop Gardens as address) avoid directions using Uncle Peter’s Road (this is a caliche road) stay on FM491 and you will find us.