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'Nature Scarcely ever Formed a More Beautiful Place . . . . '
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Title'Nature Scarcely ever Formed a More Beautiful Place . . . . '
AbstractOverview of the travels of Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition of 1806 through what is now the state of Kansas. The author writes that Pike and his men entered Kansas just north of present-day Fort Scott on September 3, 1806. The expedition traveled through the following Kansas counties in September, October and November of 1806: Coffey, Lyon, Chase, Marion, Dickinson, Saline, Ottawa, and Cloud.
NotesZebulon Pike was 27 years of age at the time of the Southwestern Expedition; he died at age 34 during the Battle of York in 1813.
DateAutumn 2006
SourceKansas Heritage
LocationPeriodical
Volume14
Number3
Page26-27
Local SubjectPike's Southwestern Expedition
Pike, Zebulon M.
Kansas
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID216375
CONTENTdm number19861
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