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Donner Party Memorial
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This is a memorial to the infamous Donner Party. The Donner Party exemplified the difficulties the western pioneers encountered. The plaque inscription reads: "Donner Party, 1846-47. The face of this rock formed the north end and the fireplace of the Murphy Cabin. General Stephen W. Kearney, on June 22, 1847, buried under the middle of the cabin. Bodies found in the vicinity." (bio by: Joe Costa) 
 
Burial:
Murphy Cabin Donner Party Cemetery *
Truckee
Nevada County
California, USA
*Memorial Site [?]
 
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Record added: Jan 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6096058
Donner Party Memorial
Added by: Joel Farringer
 
Donner Party Memorial
Added by: Joel Farringer
 
Donner Party Memorial
Added by: Joel Farringer
 
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