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Atchison, Kansas

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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

Atchison, KS Famous People

Mount Vernon Cemetery

Many of Atchison's founding fathers, who were also prominent Kansans of the time, are buried in this historic hilltop cemetery.

Atchison, KS Cemeteries

St. Benedict's Abbey Church

Benedictine monks established St. Benedict's Abbey in the late 1850s. Today about 40 monks reside at the abbey on the northern edge of Benedictine College. The historic complex is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Gothic-style abbey, completed in 1929

Atchison, KS Historic Churches

Amelia Earhart Earthwork

Atchison's newest memorial to its favorite native daughter is the one-acre Amelia Earhart Earthwork created by famed Kansas artist Stan Herd. This living portrait of Earhart lies on the berm of a hill overlooking Warnock Lake. It was created to celebrate Earhart's 100th birthday on July 24, 1997.

Atchison, KS Memorials

Atchison Rail Museum

Adjacent to the Santa Fe Depot, the Atchison Rail Museum is owned and operated by the Northeast Kansas Railroaders, Inc. It features an outdoor collection of rail cars including a Baldwin locomotive, several passenger cars and cabooses, and a snow plow.

NEKR members operate the Atchison &

Atchison, KS Museums

Things to do near Atchison, KS

Pony Express Memorial

This memorial commemorates the Pony Express route that briefly passed through Atchson County. "On September 14, 1861, the ...

Banner Creek Swimming

Swimming and wading are allowed only in the designated swimming beach area within the markers. There is no lifegaurd on duty ...

Seneca Recreation

Listed below are just a few of the fun things to enjoy while you're in Seneca. Feel free to contact the Chamber of Commerc...