These interesting gift ideas will appeal to local historians and longtime Waxahachie residents alike
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While searching the internet for gift ideas for the kind of person who takes living in Waxahachie seriously and seems to know just about everything about the town’s history, we came across some interesting finds that we thought you’d like to know about.
From books filled with images from Waxahachie’s past to gallery wraps of the Ellis County courthouse, these gift ideas are right up the alley for any Waxahachie enthusiast on your gift list.
By local authors Kathryn E. Eriksen and Laurie J. Wilson, Waxahachie (Images of America) is a 128-page book filled with Waxahachie’s historic photos.
Focusing on the early years after the city’s founding in the mid-1800s and Waxahachie’s rise as a commercial town with an agriculture-based economy, the book looks at life through the images captured on film of Waxahachie’s streets, schools, churches and notable residents.
Available as a hardcover or paperback
If you lived in Waxahachie in the mid-1980s, you surely remember when the film classic, Places in the Heart was produced, bringing a full major motion picture production crew to town and actors Sally Fields and John Malkovich.
The screenplay was written by Waxahachie native Robert Benson, and the movie takes viewers not only along a plot that tugs at the heart but also on a tour of Waxahachie and the surrounding area.
Available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and VHS tape (yeah, those are still around).
This 18×24 canvas artwork features the Ellis County courthouse in Downtown Waxahachie and will make a statement in your Waxahachie enthusiast’s office, home or shop. The photo of the courthouse is from an earlier era and was obtained from the Library of Congress.
The gallery wrap is ready to hang, which makes it an ideal gift.
Who doesn’t love to keep it casual in a T-shirt? And with this I Heart Waxahachie T-shirt, the Waxahachie enthusiast in your life can sport their love of the city wherever they go — to the shops Downtown, to the football game, hiking in Getzendaner park.
This 20-ounce insulated stainless steel Waxahachie tumbler will keep your Waxahachie enthusiast hydrated or caffeinated no matter where they go. This tumbler would make a nice accessory gift for a coffee brewer or coffee assortment.
And these are just the beginning. Check out more Waxahachie themed gifts that are ready to ship right now on Amazon.
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