Zebulon Pike and the Conquest of the Southwestern United States
In late October 1806, Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813) led an expedition that professed its main goal as mapping the Arkansa...
Zebulon Montgomery Pike
American Explorer and Army Officer
Zebulon Pike was born in New Jersey, the son of a professional army officer. Beginning in 1794, when only 15, Pike served in his fa...
Born January 5, 1779, Lamberton, New Jersey Died April 27, 1813, York, Ontario
Zebulon Montgomery Pike was born in Lamberton, New Jersey, on January 5, 1779. His father, who had the sam...
The life of Zebulon Montgomery Pike was short--just thirty-four years--but it was intense and dramatic. Driven by honor, ambition, and patriotism, Pike devoted his life to the military service of his ...
The career of Zebulon Pike (1779-1813), American soldier and explorer, was dominated by ambiguously motivated explorations of the American West. During one of these he unsuccessfully tried to climb th...