People that set records are pretty cool in my book. When those people are women and it’s barely after the Woman’s Suffrage Movement, they top the list. That is what brought us to the birthplace of Amelia Earhart, the record setting, best selling author who was also the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Unfortunately, Amelia went missing in 1937 when she attempted a world flight.
When it comes to small niche museums, this one really took the cake. I was greeted at the door my three lovely ladies that made me so comfortable I felt as if I could stay and chat all day. The house is jam-packed in every room with artifacts from Amelia’s life as well as props from movies and shows that have been made about her. Every corner has another gem whether it be a small childhood toy, or a letter she wrote to her husband.
After visiting the museum, another quick stop nearby is a The Amelia Earhart Earthwork at Warnock Lake. At first it looks like nothing, but trust me, once you get up on the hill it’s actually pretty cool.
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201 N Belt Hwy, St Joseph, MO 64506
Amelia Earhart Birthplace
223 N Terrace St, Atchison, KS 66002