Donner Camp Site

Donner Camp Site (HM153Z)

Location: Truckee, CA 96161 Nevada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 22.607', W 120° 10.736'

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On October 28, 1846 the six covered wagons brought west by George and Jacob Donner and their families halted here for repairs. By March of 1847 one half of the party of 22 adults and children had died of starvation and cold. They came west seeking a new life and found misery and death.
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HM NumberHM153Z
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.
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Year Placed1960
Placed ByWm. M. Stewart Chapter - ECV, Nevada Co. Historical Society, Tahoe National Forest – USFS, Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce, N.D.G.W. Imogene Chapter 134, Sierraville
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 4:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 742999 N 4362386
Decimal Degrees39.37678333, -120.17893333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 22.607', W 120° 10.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 22' 36.42" N, 120° 10' 44.16" W
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Area Code(s)530, 775, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10060-10094 Unnamed Road, Truckee CA 96161, US
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