Scholarship for WISD Seniors

Historic Waxahachie, Inc. (HWI) is committed to preserving our heritage and investing in our future. This year, HWI is pleased to offer a one-time $500 scholarship to a student graduating from Waxahachie ISD in 2019 who will be attending an Read More …

2018 Preservation Award Winners

Every year, Historic Waxahachie, Inc. presents awards at our Annual Meeting and Christmas Party. Historic Preservation Leadership Award The Preservation Leadership Award goes to the individual or organization that has made significant contributions in shaping local preservation endeavors and the Read More …

Oldham Street Becomes First Historic District in Waxahachie

Waxahachie has its first residential historic district–the Oldham Street Historic Overlay District. The Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) has been working very hard on this ordinance which passed unanimously at the September 17th City Council meeting after many residents and concerned Read More …

Historic Waxahachie Hires Executive Director

The HWI Board of Directors is excited to announce the recent hiring of our first Executive Director, Chelsea Klepfer. Prior to being named Executive Director, Chelsea served as Chair of the Public Relations Committee of HWI for 2 years. She Read More …

HWI Receives Grant from Waxahachie Foundation!

Historic Waxahachie Inc. was honored to be selected as one of the grant recipients from the Waxahachie Foundation on August 8th! This grant will help fund the restoration of a 100-year-old Interurban Railcar which, once completed, will be donated to Read More …

HWI Sidewalk Markers

HWI Sidewalk Marker

HWI now has sidewalk markers in addition to plaques for historic properties.  These markers are available for properties that meet program guidelines.  See the Markers page for more information.