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

Amelia Earhart Historic District

 
 
Amelia Earhart Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
1. Amelia Earhart Historic District Marker
Inscription.  
Listed on the National Register on Feb. 1, 2002. It reflects the varied architectural tastes of Atchison's early residents. It contains a collection of architecturally significant building types dating from 1860 - 1928.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical date for this entry is February 1, 2002.
 
Location. 39° 33.771′ N, 95° 6.91′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Kansas Avenue, on the right when traveling north on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atchison KS 66002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atchison WWI Factory Supported Freedom (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (about 400 feet away); Lewis Discovers a High Mound (about 500 feet away); Butterfield's Overland Dispatch (about 500 feet away); Under a large Cottonwood… (about 500 feet away); "the water…contains a half…Glass of ooze" (about 500 feet away); Homeland of the Kanza Indians
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(about 500 feet away); "walked on Shore above this Creek" (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atchison.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Amelia Earhart Birthplace
 
Also see . . .
1. NHRP nomination for the Amelia Earhart Historic District. Replaced broken link; 12/02/2020 LPG. (Submitted on December 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Amelia Earhart Historic District (Atchison, Kansas). Photos of various houses in the district. (Submitted on December 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Amelia Earhart Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
2. Amelia Earhart Historic District Marker
Looking north on 2nd Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 649 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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