Signs of History SM
For Zebulon M. Pike, 1779-1813. Born New Jersey. Entered army, 1794; served on frontier. Sent to trace Mississippi
River source, 1805, and to explore headwaters of Arkansas and Red Rivers, 1806, when he discovered Pikes Peak. Brig.
Gen. Pike killed in attack on York, Canada, April 27, 1813. Military burial, Sackett's Harbor on shore of Lake Ontario, N.Y.
Photograph courtesy of Mrs. Novella Froman (July, 1997)
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