This page (by clicking on the boxes) allows you to go directly to specific information areas.
When you are in most of these educational areas you can further click to choose sub areas.
The Education & Preservation area has many sub-sub areas- so click around.
An overview is available on the 1st and 2nd Expedition, early & later life can be found in the Education and Preservation section of this website.
Clicking this box will provide an overview of Pike’s two expeditions and his life.
Our Association uses modern maps and Pike’s Field Maps for the two expeditions. Click on this for these maps. 1st Exp. Field maps are with that collection.
Pike was an amazing cartographer- placing his maps on modern maps make them amazingly accurate.
Modern Auto/Bike/Hike routes are published in our Route Books.
This section is jam-packed about the 4 sections of Pike’s life.
- Early Life,
- the Mississippi River expedition,
- the Southwest expedition, and
- Later life leading to his heroic death
You can “Read more” or move to learn about Pike in a specific state.
Pike is remembered with plaques, monuments, and exhibits all over the US and Canada. His name is remembered in locations like counties, Pikes Peak and the Pike National Forest.
Included is a mix of images of
- the sites Pike saw, and
- the monuments you can see remembering Pike
- It is a mini photo gallery
Many have been preserved and others sites are actively being investigated.
These are being collected to show Congress and State Legislatures that Pike was important and a National Trail should bear his name.
This list is specially for people who wish to dive into learning more.
Welcome research folks.
We have found several items for this section. We have found them to be very useful.
For example: When we selected “Read more” on one of them we viewed a great video about Pike.
This is the link:
https://www.coloradovirtuallibrary.org/digital-colorado/colorado-histories/beginnings/zebulon-pike-explorer/ and click on the video.