Explorer or Spy?: The Pike Legacy
What: Explorer or Spy?: The Pike Legacy exhibit opens Feb. 4 at El
Pueblo History Museum to commemorate the bicentennial of Zebulon Pike’s 1806
expedition through Colorado. The exhibit questions whether or not Pike was sent
on his expedition with secret orders to investigate Spanish territory. Pike
camped on the Arkansas River near present-day Pueblo in November 1806, a time
when the river generally separated New Spain from the Louisiana Territory.
Where: El Pueblo History Museum, located at 301 North Union, Pueblo,
Colorado, 81003 (I-25 exit 98B - at the intersection of W. First Street, Union
and Grand Avenue).
When: Grand Opening Saturday, February 4, 2006 through December 2006.
Cost: adults are $4; seniors, children 5-12 and students (with ID) are
$3; children under 5 are free daily and children 12 and under and free on
Saturdays. Come opening day and save $1 per admission!
Info: Call 719/583-0453 for more information or visit