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Sierra Speaker Series: Donner Relief Expedition Finale

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Join us for a special Sierra Speaker Series – Donner Relief Expedition Finale on February 18th at Donner Memorial State Park. The presentation starts at 2 pm, followed by Q & A. Attendance is free, but pre-registration is mandatory (limited capacity) and masks are required indoors. $5 State Park parking fee applies. Attendees will receive a free copy of the booklet, The Donner Party: Heroism, Pathos, and the Human Spirit.

Donations support interpretative programming of the Sierra State Parks Foundation.

Timeline:

  • Noon (not ticketed) – Welcome the Forlorn Hope Rescue Party at their endpoint of the 5-day journey, in front of the Pioneer Monument; public is welcomed.
  • 2 – 4 pm (tickets required) – Presentation and panel discussion in the Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center, followed by Q & A.

For more information please see the event website.

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://sierrastateparks.org/event/sierra-speaker-series-donner-party-relief-expedition/

Organizer

Sierra State Parks Foundation
Phone:
530-386-4887
Email:
info@sierrastateparks.org
Website:
sierrastateparks.org

Venue

Donner Memorial State Park
12593 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161 United States
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Phone:
(530) 582-7894
Website:
https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=503