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Zebulon Pike

 
 
Zebulon Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
1. Zebulon Pike Marker
Inscription. Brig. Gen. Zebulon Pike, explorer, born near here, 1779. Captured York, Canada, 1813, but killed in attack. Pike’s Peak named for him.

(on the bench beneath the sign)
N. J.
U. S. D.
1812

General Zebulon Montgomery Pike
Born in New Jersey January 5, 1779
Died April 27, 1813
Valiant Soldier and Explorer

 
Location. 40° 13.177′ N, 74° 46.127′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from Barracks Street near West Lafayette Street. Click for map. On the south side of the Old Barracks. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Elm (a few steps from this marker); Spirit of Justice (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Harrow’s Plating and Blade Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Beulah A. Oliphant (within shouting
Bench Beneath Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
2. Bench Beneath Marker
distance of this marker); Petty's Run (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Masonic Lodge Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Zebulon Pike Marker & Bench image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 2007
3. Zebulon Pike Marker & Bench
 
 
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