Posted on: December 20, 2017

Amelia Earhart Bridge

AE Bridge

The Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge is a network tied arch bridge over the Missouri River on U.S. Route 59 between Atchison, Kansas and Buchanan County, Missouri. It opened in December 2012, replacing a previous truss bridge with the same name.

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Benedictine College

Benedictine

Benedictine College is located in Atchison, Kansas, on a beautiful 110 acre campus on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River.

Benedictine College is a co-educational university in Atchison, Kansas, United States, founded in 1971 by the merger of St. Benedict's College (founded 1858) for men and Mount St. Scholastica College (founded 1923) for women. It is a Roman Catholic, Bened...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Amelia Earhart Birthplace

AE Home

Amelia Earhart's birthplace and early childhood home is located on a bluff overlooking the Missouri, River. Amelia was born in the home on July 24, 1897, she spent much of their childhood with their grandparents in Atchison, KS.

Amelia Earhart's birthplace and early childhood home is located on a bluff overlooking the Missouri, River and a bridge named in her honor. The Gothic Revival building was built by her maternal grandfather, Judge Alfred G. Otis in the early 1860s. Amelia ...

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