Amelia Earhart Attractions in Atchison, KS

The Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, 223 N. Terrace Street

Both Amelia's birthplace and early childhood home, the house was built by her grandfather, Judge Alfred G. Otis in the early 1860s. Now owned by the Ninety-Nines, the Birthplace has been returned to its turn-of-the-century condition, and features an abundance of personal and family memorabilia.

The Amelia Earhart Earthwork, Warnock Lake

A one-acre landscape mural created by famed Kansas artist Stan Herd. This beautiful living portrait is composed of permanent plantings, stone, and other native materials. Created to celebrate Amelia's 100th birthday on July 24, 1997.

 

Trinity Episcopal Church, 300 S. Fifth Street

The church where Amelia's parents were wed, and where Amelia was baptized on October 10, 1897.

 

Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial Street

As the guest of honor for the Kansas Editorial Convention, Amelia spoke at Memorial Hall on June 7, 1935.

 

International Forest of Friendship, Warnock Lake

A living, growing memorial to male and female aviation and aerospace pioneers. Comprised of trees representing all 50 states and over 35 countries, the forest also includes a National Recreational Trail, trees of historical significance, and a life-size, bronze statue of Amelia Earhart.

 

Atchison County Historical Society Museum, 200 S. Tenth Street

Featuring the exhibit "Amelia Earhart: The Atchison Years," the museum houses an impressive collection of Amelia's personal affects and family memorabilia.


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