Historical Aspects

In 2013, the Texas Historical Commission designated the 1913 McKinney – Aday Farm House a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Marker (larger image)

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Dedication Program

History of the McKinney – Aday Farm House


Below is a link to a You Tube video of an interview with Anthony Mottla, who drew up the architectural plans for the restoration of the McKinney-Aday Farm House, and Home Owner Lu Ann Aday conducted by Andrew Branca, Waxahachie Daily Light reporter and staff writer (published on May 11, 2012):

Farm House Restoration Interview

Want Even More History and Information?

Below is a link to a slide show presentation that gives a much more extensive history of and details about the future plans for the Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm Inc.

History of the Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm