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Amelia Earhart Birthplace

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The home overlooking the Missouri River is where Amelia Earhart was born and where she lived until the age of 12. The 1859 Victorian cottages on the bluffs of the Missouri River was owned by Earhart's grandparents and is thought to be the oldest house in Atchison. The house contains photographs, newspaper clippings and some of Earhart's belongings.

Location: Santa Fe and N Terrace Streets, Atchison Kansas Telephone 913-367-4217

Other History nearby:
(Independence) 1827 Log Courthouse
(Independence) 1859 Jail, Marshall's Home & Museum
(Atchison) Amelia Earhart Birthplace
(Smithville) American Angus Hall of Fame
(Kansas City) American Royal Museum & Visitors Center
(Savannah) Andrew County Museum

08/10 Coming to The Atchison area
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