Cascade in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Zebulon Montgomery Pike
Zebulon Montgomery Pike,
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General Pike was born at Lamberton, now Trenton, NJ, January 5, 1779; died April 27, 1813, after a victorious attack on York, later Ontario, Canada; buried at Madison Barracks, New York.
This tablet commemorates the One Hundredth Anniversary of Pike's Southwestern Expedition.
Erected 1906 by The State of Colorado.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Exploration. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1862.
Location. 38° 50.431′ N, 105° 2.504′ W. Marker is near Cascade, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is on Pikes Peak Hwy. Located at the summit of Pikes Peak. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cascade CO 80809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Continental Divide (here, next to this marker); Pike's Peak Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Inspiration of America the Beautiful (within shouting distance of this marker); A Look From The Top (approx. 0.7 miles away); Race to the Clouds (approx. 3 miles away); From Carriages to Corvettes (approx. 3 miles away); Amazing Pikes Peak Feats (approx. 3 miles away); Don’t kill them with kindness (approx. 3 miles away).
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