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

Birth Place of Amelia Earhart

July 24, 1897

 

—Atchison, Kansas —

 
Birth Place of Amelia Earhart Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 9, 2011
1. Birth Place of Amelia Earhart Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated May 21, 1982
In memory of A.E. 50th anniversary
of her first trans-Atlantic flight

 
Erected 1982 by Atchison Pride Committee, Zonta International, and Byrd Memorial Co.
 
Location. 39° 33.79′ N, 95° 7.197′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Marker is at the intersection of Kansas Avenue and Sixth Street, on the right when traveling west on Kansas Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 Kansas Avenue, Atchison KS 66002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atchison Post Office (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atchison County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Address (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding of the Santa Fe Railway (approx. ¼ mile away); Massasoit House (approx. ¼ mile away); Atchison County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Amelia Earhart Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Atchison County World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atchison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Amelia Earhart Official Website.
Birth Place of Amelia Earhart Marker at City Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 9, 2011
2. Birth Place of Amelia Earhart Marker at City Hall
(Submitted on February 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Amelia Earhart Biography. (Submitted on February 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum. (Submitted on February 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. City of Atchison, Kansas. (Submitted on February 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Atchison, Kansas, City Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 9, 2011
3. Atchison, Kansas, City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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