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Atchison Historic Driving/Walking Tours


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The rich heritage of architectural styles in Atchison make the city fascinating to tour. The walking/driving tour is 2.4 miles long and begins and ends at the Visitors Information center in the Santa Fe Depot. At average pace, the route can be walked in about three hours. You'll be enriched with this display of 19 historic register sites dating from 1879 including churches, museums, and private residences.

Atchison boasts one of the most impressive collections of Victorian homes in the Midwest. The greatest concentration of well-preserved homes is north of the downtown along 3rd, 4th, and 5th streets. But, there are dozens of other fine homes interspersed throughout town.


Address: 200 S. 10th
Phone: 913-367-2427
Our Email: tours@atchisonkansas.net
Our Website:www.atchisonkansas.net

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Independence Park

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

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Theatre Atchison

Theatre Atchison is a community theatre that annually presents four plays and a summer musical in the intimate setting of a renovated, historic church sanctuary. The theatre's capacity of 220 surrounds a thrust stage. Mystery dinners are offered 3-4

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Jackson Park

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.

Atchison, KS Parks

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.

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St. Patrick's 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 Wirth, O.S.B. The first church was erected in the fall of 1859

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Atchison Historic Driving/Walking Tours

The rich heritage of architectural styles in Atchison make the city fascinating to tour. The walking/driving tour is 2.4 mile...