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Conversations with History: An Evening with Richard Kaufman

May 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Books, articles, and commentaries have told the story of how the storm of the century in the fall of 1846 trapped eighty-one innocent men, women, and children in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and how brave men risked their lives to save them. In Saving the Donner Party, author Dr. Richard F. Kaufman tells the story of the rescuers of the Donner Party.

Join Dr. Richard F. Kaufman for a free evening at Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center where he will speak about his research and book “Saving the Donner Party”.¬†Complimentary cheese and crackers will be served with beverages available for purchase. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program.

Books will be available for purchase.


Doors open at 5 pm | Program begins at 5:30pm


May 13, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Donner Memorial State Park
12593 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161 United States