The name, Waxahachie
, is derived from the Indian word meaning "cow (or buffalo) creek." Now the seat of Ellis County, Waxahachie
was once squarely on the Chisholm Trail.
is noted for its abundance of elaborate Victorian-style homes with "gingerbread" trim. Several movies have been made in the city featuring its old buildings and homes. For a map of historic homes and buildings and where movies have been shot, visit the Waxahachie
Chamber of Commerce.
Born in Atlanta, Bessie Coleman grew up in Waxahachie
. She became the first black person in the world to become a licensed pilot in June 1921. In 1995, the U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative stamp in her honor.
The late Paul Richards called Waxahachie
home, too. He was a longtime player and manager for the Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves. He also served as special advisor to Eddie Chiles and the Texas Rangers. Richards Field, named in his honor, is home for the high school baseball team.
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