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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. Touch for map. Located at the summit of Pikes Peak. Marker is in this post office area: Cascade CO 80809, United States of America.
 
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); America the Beautiful (within shouting distance of this marker); A Look From The Top (approx. 0.7 miles away); Race to the Clouds
Zebulon Montgomery Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
July 15, 2007
2. Zebulon Montgomery Pike Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); From Carriages to Corvettes (approx. 3 miles away); Amazing Pikes Peak Feats (approx. 3 miles away); Donít kill them with kindness (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Zebulon Pike Bicentennial Webpage. Includes information and maps about the expedition. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,232 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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