We are saddened to announce that the oldest living relative of the explorer General Pike, Zebulon Montgomery Pike Jr., died on October 20, 2019 at 2:30 am, in Salida, Colorado, at the age of 97. Not only was Monty a huge part of our association (VP Emeritus), he was our friend, a family member, and...
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On September 19, 2019, Walsenburg, Colorado, members of Pike National Historic Trail Association met with Superintendent Aaron Mahr of the National Trail Intermountain Region of the National Park Service to outline the steps in developing a feasibility study of inclusion of the 1806 expedition of Lt. Zebulon Pike through the southwest portion of the Louisiana...
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Brigadier General Zebulon Montgomery Pike and Pikes Peak On October 2, 2019, Brian and Cliff Pike gave the following presentation on Brigadier General Zebulon Montgomery Pike, to a group of over 20, at Sterling Ranch in Littleton, CO. “Good evening, and thank you for inviting us to share some of the history of our Uncle,...
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Initial Meeting with National Park Service Defines Work Needed for Designation of Pike National Historic Trail On September 19, 2019, Walsenburg, Colorado, members of Pike National Historic Trail Association met with Superintendent Aaron Mahr of the National Trail Intermountain Region of the National Park Service to outline the steps in developing a feasibility study of...
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The National Park Service has been authorized by Congress and President Trump to begin a feasibility study as a first step leading toward an official designation of the early 1800s explorations of the Zebulon Pike Expedition as a National Historic Trail. An intrepid expedition led by young Lt. Zebulon Pike earned a place in the...
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