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Atchison in Atchison County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

 
 
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
1. Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum Marker
Inscription.
Amelia Earhart was born July 24, 1897
in the home of her grandparents,
Alfred G. and Amelia Harres Otis.
The home was constructed circa 1860.

The Birthplace Museum is owned by
The Ninety-Nines, Inc. International Organization of Women Pilots

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
April 16, 1971

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Dedicated July 26, 1997
An education project owned by
The Ninety-Nines, Inc.
International Organization of Women Pilots
with sincere appreciation
to Atchison citizens and others

 
Erected by The Ninety-Nines, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 33.834′ N, 95° 6.861′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Marker is at the intersection of Santa Fe Street and Terrace Street, on the right when traveling east on Santa Fe Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 223 North Terrace Street, Atchison KS 66002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Howard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Amelia Earhart Historic District
Earhart Birthplace NRHP & 99s Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
2. Earhart Birthplace NRHP & 99s Markers
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atchison WWI Factory Supported Freedom (about 500 feet away); Under a large Cottonwood... (about 700 feet away); Lewis Discovers a High Mound (about 700 feet away); "the water...contains a half...Glass of ooze" (about 800 feet away); Homeland of the Kanza Indians (about 800 feet away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atchison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Amelia Earhart Official Site. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Amelia Earhart at Kansapedia. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Amelia Earhart and the Ninety-Nines. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. US Navy Records Related to Amelia Earhart. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. US Navy Records Related to Amelia Earhart. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Amelia Earhart Birthplace and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
3. Amelia Earhart Birthplace and Marker

7. The Earhart Project. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
8. Amelia Earhart Birthplace National Register Nomination. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceExplorationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made Features
 
Window in Amelia Earhart Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
4. Window in Amelia Earhart Birthplace
Missouri River and Amelia Earhart [High] Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
5. Missouri River and Amelia Earhart [High] Bridge
Looking south from across Terrace Street from birthplace
Amelia Earhart Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
6. Amelia Earhart Birthplace
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 850 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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