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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This plaque was installed in November 1906 and is found on the 14,114 foot summit of Pike’s Grand Mountain, now known as Pikes Peak. It reads: 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...
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For several months we have been working very diligently on creating this fabulous new website for our organization. Holly Nelson, of 2C Dev Group, designed our original site, and has worked tirelessly to design both a fresh modern look, and to code it in a way that it will work well across smartphones, tablets and...
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Announcing our President’s presentation for the Park County Historical Society. We would love to see you there! What: Dinner and Harv Hisgen will present “Pike’s South Park Exploration – the Loop” Where: Hartsel Fire Station, 86 Valley Ave., Hartsel, CO Date: August 25, 2018 Time: 5 pm dinner, 6 pm presentation
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