Other Donner Party Links
Other Donner Party Websites
Visit these other Donner Party related Web sites:
Donner Blog. Ms. Johnson is the author of the
anthology of Donner Party narratives, Unfortunate Emigrants. Her
blog demonstrates her energy and her knowledge, with many posts about new
research and publications. Her
website includes a roster of the Donner Party, Myths and Misperceptions,
new documents, and the Donner Party Bulletin - an update on current research.
These web pages are part of the website of the Crossroads (Utah) chapter
of the Oregon California Trail Association, for which Ms. Johnson serves
Ric Burns created a
documentary for The American Experience on PBS, based on research
by Prof. Joseph King. The PBS website includes an interview with Ric Burns,
a bibliography and a teacher's guide. You can purchase the videotape
from the website.
Take a virtual tour
of the Hastings Cut-off, courtesy the Utah Crossroads Chapter of the
Oregon California Trail Association, with photographs by Ray Tea.
Read about Lansford Hastings and his
Guide to Oregon and California.
The California State
Parks page about Donner Memorial State Park.
Read two letters from
Rhoads, member of the First Relief, on the Esarey family reunion page.
Author and photographer
McLaughlin has researched the weather conditions that confronted the
Donner Party, and also written about Tamsen Donner and the archaeological
findings from the excavations at the Alder Creek site.
The Truckee-Donner Historical
Society, which preserves the history of the Truckee area.
Nevada County Gold Online preserves the
history of Nevada County.
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