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“To Spare No Pains”

Zebulon Montgomery Pike and His 1806-1807

Southwest Expedition: A Bicentennial Commemoration

2008 Colorado Book Award Finalist -

Santa Fe Trail Association 2007 Award of Merit Winner! –“the best

original research on Zebulon Pike during the bicentennial celebration.”


The ramifications of Zebulon Montgomery Pike’s Southwestern expedition

were, in every sense of the word, immense. This book contains unique views

on Pike's 1806-1807 Southwest Expedition, the politics of the time, and the

popular use of Pike and his legacy in cultural and commercial endeavors.

Also included; Donald Jackson’s article, “How Lost was Zebulon Pike?”

Papers presented at the Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum’s Speakers Series;

plus an  introduction by historian, writer and musician Mark L. Gardner.

You can experience the 1906 Pike Centennial Commemoration events, as

told by Ed and Nancy Bathke, and Katie Davis Gardner’s article on the art

inspired by Pikes Peak’s dominating presence.

$24.95  paperback, 312p.; published 2007.  ISBN 9781567352245.