Day 26: Famous Kansans

There are quite a few notable people who started their lives as Kansans.

Last month, when my parents came to visit we took a little field trip up to Atchison, Kansas to learn about one such notable person: Amelia Earhart.  About an hour north of the city, Atchison lies beyond Leavenworth, a small town on the Missouri River and the site of the Atchison-Topeka-Santa-Fe Railroad.

While there, we visited the picturesque Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, the house in which she was born that has now become a museum and hosts some wonderful artifacts of her life.  We spent an hour or so immersed in her life from her birth to her solo voyage and her mysterious disappearance.

Photo taken September 2011, Atchison, Kansas.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. kippi
    Oct 26, 2011 @ 21:21:23

    I did not know this! That is the cutest house ever.

    Reply

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