Sierra Speaker Series: Donner Relief Expedition Finale

February 18, 2022 @ 12:00PM — 4:00PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

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There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


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. We invite you to donate $5, $10, $20, or even $175 to honor the 175th anniversary of the actual rescue! Thank you so much for your support!

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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.

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