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Near Delphos in Ottawa County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Pike's Route

 
 
Pike's Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
1. Pike's Route Marker
Inscription.

Capt. Zebulon M. Pike and Exploring Party passed near here Sept. 22, 1806 en route to the Pawnee village to win tribal allegiance to the United States

One Day's March
Lost Creek Camp [to] First Creek Camp

Pike's Route traced by
Theo. H. Scheffer


 
Erected 1962 by Ottawa County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 16.007′ N, 97° 51.076′ W. Marker is near Delphos, Kansas, in Ottawa County. Marker is at the intersection of 42nd Road and Victory Road, on the right when traveling south on 42nd Road. Click for map. Monument is about four miles west of Delphos. Marker is in this post office area: Delphos KS 67436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grace Bedell Billings: Lincoln's Little Correspondent (approx. 4.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); George W Carver (approx. 12.6 miles away); Welcome to Rock City (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Pike, The Real Pathfinder. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Zebulon Pike's Expedition To The Southwest 1806-1807
Pike's Route One DayMarker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
2. Pike's Route One DayMarker
. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Pike's Expedition in Kansas. (Submitted on December 28, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Peace Pipe Marker on Pike's Route Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
3. Peace Pipe Marker on Pike's Route Monument
Rider Marker on Pike's Route Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
4. Rider Marker on Pike's Route Monument
Pike's Route Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
5. Pike's Route Monument
Pike's Route Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
6. Pike's Route Monument
White grain silos at Delphos visible in far right distance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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