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October 31, 1846

On October 31, 1846, the Donner party, unable to cross the Truckee Lake Pass (now named the Donner Pass) constructed a winter camp due to the heavy snowfall. Unfortunate for them, one of the few books other than bibles in their possession was a Kanamit cookbook. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites … Continue reading

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