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 Nat... St. Benedict's Abbey Church
The Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica have been in Atchison since 1863 and at their present location since 1877.
St. Scholastica Chapel was dedicated in 1938, the 75th anniversary of the... Chapels at Mount St. Scholastica Convent
This charming limestone building was completed in 1868 according to plans of Richard Upjohn, who also designed Trinity Church on New York's Wall Street. The interior has beams and pews of native black... Trinity Episcopal Church
St. Patrick's is the oldest Catholic structure in continous use in Kansas by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City.
In the spring of 1857, St. Patrick's was established by Rev. Augustine Wi... St. Patrick's Church
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.
One of 13 Kansas courthouses designed by George P. Washburn, this ashlar limestone building was completed in 1897, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The clock tower was raised an extra 12 feet from the original design so that it could be seen downtown.
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
Jackson Park is the largest park in Atchison and the center of community fun days as well as family outtings. It is a heavily-wooded area with hiking and biking trails, play equipment, shelterhouses and picnic facilities.