Waxahachie Year Round Event

"Land of the Free" is in Getzendaner Park, near the Chautauqua Auditorium.

Chautauqua building erected in 1902 where people gathered to enjoy lectures, concerts, and other exhibits.

"Oobie's Town" with historic Waxahachie buildings.

Bridge over Waxahachie Creek. Walk doesn't cross the creek.

Decorated utility box has a ladybug on one side and a butterfly on the other.

Truss bridge from Matthews Street was moved to Getzendaner Park in 1990 for use as a pedestrian bridge over Waxahachie Creek.

We thought this was a rock house, but on closer examination it is made of wood chunks.

Hike and bike trail goes past City Cemetery.

Ed and Carol on the trail.

We pass under the Elm Street Viaduct. There is construction here. They are building a second viaduct. Soon this one will be one-way.

"Hearticulture" is in front of Rogers Street Bridge.

Just some pretty Tulips.

Rogers Street Bridge - This old bridge is now pedestrian only. It was bypassed by a new bridge in 1990.

MKT Depot with an Illinois Central Caboose on display next to it.

"Crape Myrtle Capital of Texas" is in front of the MKT depot.

The former Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Depot - great octagon turret on the side.

Former lumberyard makes a great Farmer's Market. Open on Saturdays May 1 to Oct 31.

1914 Post Office was vacated in 1967. In 1974 it remodeled into City Hall.

"Here Comes the Sun" is on the corner next to the City Hall.

"A Place in Your Heart" mural proclaims Waxahachie as "Crape Myrtle Capital" and "Gingerbread City".

New Ellis County Courthouse

"Hollywood, Texas" shows movies filmed on location in Waxahachie.

Police and Fire Fighter memorial in Courthouse Park.

Unregistered Little Lending Library in Court House Park.

"All American City" with American and Texas flags.

"High Cotton in Hachie" is also located in Courthouse Park.

Ghost sign on a vacant building – they offer to press your clothes while you wait.

"Emotions" is located in Singleton Plaza.

Memorial marker to Colonel M.E. Singleton - President of Citizens National Bank.

Historic (and beautiful) Ellis County Courthouse, c. 1896.

"Live Life in Full Bloom" is done with mosaic tile.

1891 Odd Fellows Lodge - Lodge #80 still meets here.

Crape Myrtle mural with a mockingbird is located on Enchanted Energy Haven.

Angel wings in the alley was great for picture taking.

Ed with wings.

Old Sinclair service station is now Bittersweet Bakery.

Bell from 1892 fire station on display in front of 1963 fire station.

We walk finishes by going down Main Street back to the start. This is the West End historic district and has many, many lovely building.

Old Presbyterian Church is vacant.

Old Masonic Lodge is now a mortuary.

Sims Library

The fountain in the middle of the street hasn't been turned back on yet.