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Near Cascade in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Zebulon Montgomery Pike

 
 
Zebulon Montgomery Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
July 15, 2007
1. Zebulon Montgomery Pike Marker
Inscription.  
In recognition of the notable career of
Zebulon Montgomery Pike,
· Soldier -- Explorer ·
The people of Colorado have placed this tablet on the summit of the great mountain first seen by Pike, November 15, 1806.
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.
 
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 (a few steps from this marker); Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Inspiration of America the Beautiful
Zebulon Montgomery Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
July 15, 2007
2. Zebulon Montgomery Pike Marker
(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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General Pike<br>as he appeared during the War of 1812 image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
3. General Pike
as he appeared during the War of 1812
by Thomas Gimbrede, published November 1814.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,394 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 8, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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