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Glick Mansion–Atchison KS Getaway

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Before Thanksgiving, Dave and I took an overnight getaway to Atchison KS while his parents were in town to watch the kids. We stayed at a historic home called the Glick Mansion, a home that once belonged to George Washington Glick, the 9th Governor of Kansas. Formerly a Gothic Victorian style home built in 1873, the Glick Mansion was remodeled to a Tudor Revival style in 1912. The mansion is now a Bed and Breakfast called Tuck U Inn, with five rooms for couples or friends to share.

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We stayed in the “First Ladies Room,” which may just have been the governor’s room when he lived in the mansion.

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We snuck a peak into two of the other unoccupied (at the time) rooms, the President’s Room, and “Lizzy’s Attic,” a room with multiple beds frequently used for girls’ getaways.

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The downstairs area is lovely, maintaining the feel of a historic home with antiques and décor, plus some adorable chirping birds!


There is a full library of DVDs, so we watched Love, Actually while we relaxed and enjoyed being away from home for the night. Atchison itself is a historic town and the birthplace of Amelia Earhart. We checked out a few of the stores in town, as well as in nearby Weston, MO.

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We enjoyed our getaway, although the same can’t be said for Dave’s parents, who had to deal with a distraught Zachary – he is unable to handle being away from me at the moment, which is not easy for anyone! I would encourage those who get a chance to visit Tuck U Inn at the Glick Mansion, I am sure you will enjoy it too!