Preservation Tools

Historic Waxahachie Inc has created two documents to help property owners understand the history of their property and to maintain it in an historical-appropriate manner.  Both are available for viewing or for downloading using the links below.

Researching Your Historical Property

Property Research Brochure


This brochure is designed to guide individuals through the process of researching the history of your property and the individuals who have owned that property.

Researching Your Historic Property

Restoration vs. Remodeling

Restoration Brochure


Although the terms restoring and remodeling are often used interchangeably, they are not the same. Confusing the two could have dramatic effects on the historic value of your property along with potential tax ramifications. The information contained in this brochure is designed to allow individuals to understand the difference.

Preserving Your Historic Property