Pike's Stockade

4 mi. E of Sanford on CO 136, Sanford, Colorado

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Description 

Zebulon Pike raised the American flag over Spanish soil at the stockade after leading the second official U.S. expedition into the Louisiana Territory in 1807. It was the first major expedition into the Southwest. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 4, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000244
Area of significance
Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
Site
Historic function
Camp
Current function
Park
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant year
1807
Number of properties
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1