Bradley S. Abramson: AZ
Brad Abramson is Senior Counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom and lives in Cave Creek, Arizona.  Brad has two connections to Zebulon Pike.  First, Brad was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on land originally part of Pike’s Purchase – Zebulon Pike’s 1805 acquisition from the Sioux Nation of 100,000 acres at the confluence of the...
Betty Andrews: CA
Betty worked for Eastman Kodak in Rochester, NY for 40 years, all of her working life. In 1953 she requested a transfer to Los Angeles, California (no snow shoveling). She has traveled most of the world with her husband also a Kodak employee. Moving west she began to realize and visit the American Southwest. She...
Rod Bergen Moorhead: ND & MN – Western MN
Rod lives on the border between North Dakota and Minnesota. He admires Pike’s tenacity during the winter on both expeditions and his steadfastness in standing up to the British at Cass Lake, MN.
Dr. Jill Ghnassia: PA
Jill has taught English at the University of Hartford [Connecticut], has served as the Dean of the Honors College at Western Carolina University where she was a full professor of English. Her joys include writing, her students and grandchildren. She lives in Milton, PA. She has 4 sons and 3 grandchildren.
John Gurley: IL
John is a retired supervisor of air traffic controllers. His interest in Pike stems from his realizing that Pike was a true committed American. He accomplished and influenced many things which we value today. Two exploratory expeditions and dying a Brigadier General for his country are admirable. Pikes values and loyalty to the United States...
Jim Greer: MN – Upper MN
Jim found a Pike Monument along the Mississippi River in St. Cloud and is out finding more at Fort Riley on the Mississippi. He is honored to be associated with the Pike organization.
Ken Handley: MN – Eastern MN
Ken is our Minneapolis/St. Paul Pike expert. Instead of using boats as Pike did, he rides along the Mississippi using his motorcycle investigating the Pike Mississippi Expedition and Pike’s purchase of the Minneapolis area from the Native Americans in September 1805.
Don Headlee: CO – Eastern CO
Don taught Spanish and history for 34 years in Wichita, Kansas and Wheat Ridge CO, as well as at Regis University, Denver, and at Otero Junior College, La Junta, CO. He was responsible for Interpretive Programs at John Martin Reservoir for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as well as volunteering at Bent’s Old Fort,...
Becky Hoins: MO
After moving back to Muscatine from Colorado, Becky enjoys riding her bicycle beside the Mississippi River to discover what Pike discovered in his Mississippi Expedition in Iowa.
Iva Kolstad: MT
Iva is an avid about the Lewis & Clark expedition and has learned enough about Pike to feel as strongly about Pike. She has assessed the accomplishments of Pike and says Pike stands proudly with Lewis and Clark.

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