Atchison, Kansas

  • Atchison - Morman Grove

    A historic marker erected by the Kansas State Historical Society that commemorates the site where, during the years between 1855 and 1857, some 20,000 Mormons camped before moving on their "promised l...
    Atchison - Morman Grove

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Atchison County Courthouse

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.

Atchison, KS Historic Courthouses

Royal Movie Theatre

The latest movies are shown on two screens at this historic theatre, which has been completely renovated.

Atchison, KS Theatres

Atchison Co. Historical Society Museum

This museum in the restored Santa Fe Depot traces the history of Atchison County. Exhibits highlight Atchison's transition from a bend in the Missouri River to a busy commercial center for steamboats, westward-bound wagon trains and the railroads.

Atchison, KS Museums

Warnock Lake

At Warnock Lake you'll enjoy fishing, swimming, canoeing, picnics and games, and a shelter house and restrooms. Camper hookups and concrete pads are available for $2.00 per camper.

Atchison, KS Recreation

Atchison Post Office

This Richardsonian Romanesque structure of cottonwood limestone was completed in 1894, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It features an arched entry and rounded towers on its southeast and southwest corners.

Atchison, KS National Register

Things to do near Atchison, KS

Banner Creek Fishing

Banner Creek Resevoir has been stocked with Largemouth Bass, Channel Cat, Flathead Catfish, Crappie, Redar Sunfish, Bluegill,...