At the Amelia Earhart Airport, view the last remaining airplane exactly like the one Amelia flew 80 years ago in her attempt to circumnavigate the world. View the plans for the Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum. $5 donation per adult to the Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation, children with an adult is free.
The kids will have plenty to keep them busy in the 600 block of the Commercial Street Mall, from street performers to interactive activities. There will also be displays from Remington Nature Center, KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Creatures by Theresa, Pygmy goats, fire truck rides and more.
This year's panel will feature three very special women who share personal connections to Amelia Earhart's successful Atlantic flight in May, 1928. Nicole Derby McElhinney and Brona Sharkey, members of the Amelia Earhart Legacy Association of Derry, North Ireland, and Grace McGuire, pilot and Amelia look-alike who flew the London to Londonderry AIRace 55 years […]