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OLD ELLIS COUNTY JAIL
Waxahachie, Texas

Photos & text by Terry Jeanson
The old Ellis County jail was completed in 1888 and contained a rotary cage system. It was used until a new jail was built in 1929.
Old Ellis County Jail, Waxahachie, Texas
The Old Ellis County Jail in Waxahachie
Old Ellis County Jail historical marker, Waxahachie, Texas
Old Ellis County Jail Historical marker
Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2006
1929 Ellis County jail, Waxahachie Texas
The 1929 Ellis County Jail in Waxahachie
TE photo, 2001
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