THE DONNER PARTY !
The donner party coming to Cali!
Friday, Jan. 16th 1846 at 12pm
A total of 81 pioneers settled out to the Sacramento Valley in May of 1846. Intriged by finding a new route they end up getting caught in the Sierra Nevada due to exceeding amounts of snow. 36 pioneers died as a result of severe starvation, trauma, and also fatal diseases. There were only 15 survivors who were saved by a rescue group in February.