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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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Atchison State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area

A 66 acre lake contains largemouth bass, channel catfish, redear sunfish, bluegill sunfish and black crappie. The wildlife area has about 136 acres of grass and timber open to hunting.

Atchison, KS Recreation

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

Atchison, KS Famous Homes

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

Atchison, KS Historic Churches

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

Atchison Trolley

Learn about Atchison from those who know it best. Hop aboard the trolley at the Santa Fe Depot and enjoy a 45-minute tour of Atchison narrated by your friendly, knowledgeable driver. As the trolley moves along the city's brick streets, you'll discover the classic charm of Atchison, including 18

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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...