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Donner Monument near Donner Lake, Calif.- U.S. #40. Memorial to ill-fated expedition (1846-47) emigrants to California. Nearly all perished in a winter in which 22 feet of snow fell.

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Marilyn Maus [Reno Nevada]

Recipient

Mother Bremner [San Diego, California]

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Dear Mother, the streets here in Reno were covered with mud + lots of water. It seems that there was a flash flood out in the desert. The water even started to come into the building. Love Marilyn Maus

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English

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Keywords

Truckee (Calif.) Donner Party, Historic sites, Monuments & memorials

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