Explorer Zebulon Pike spots mountaintop now known as Pikes Peak 210 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 15 1806)

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(Saturday, November 15, 1806; during the Pike expedition) — During his second exploratory expedition, Lieutenant Zebulon Pike saw a distant mountain peak today while near the Colorado foothills of the Rocky Mountains (later named Pikes Peak in his honor).

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