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Amelia Earhart Festival

The Amelia Earhart Festivals is an annual celebration honoring Atchison's most famous daughter. Highlights include Friday evening lakeside concert, downtown fair with arts & crafts, live entertainment, food vendors and activities for children, panel discussion with authors and researchers, luncheon honoring the current recipient of the Amelia Earhart Pioneering Achievement Award, speakers' symposium featuring women of achievement, carnival rides, aerobatic performances and a spectacular fireworks display over the Missouri River.

Amelia Earhart Festival


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Amelia Earhart

Despite a few privileged years living with her grandparents in Atchison, Kansas, Amelia Earhart's childhood years were fairly transitional. Her father's job took him to Des Moines, where the family joined him a few years later. In 1913

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Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

Aviatrix Amelia Earhart was born in this home, built by her grandfather, Judge Alfred G. Otis, in the early 1860s. It it owned and operated as a museum by the Ninety-Nines, Inc., an international organization of women pilots. Earhart helped found the group in 1929

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Views of the Missouri River, its bluffs and valley are dramatic every season of the year.

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On the Missouri river, the park offers camping, picnics, and fishing.

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