Near Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Donner Camp Tree
The Descendants of the Donner Families planted and dedicated this tree in gratitude and loving memory of their ancestors.
Erected 2000 by Descendants of the Donner Families.
Location. 39° 22.613′ N, 120° 10.745′ W. Marker is near Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 89 near Alder Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128, Truckee CA 96161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shelter From the Storm (here, next to this marker); Donner Camp Site (a few steps from this marker); The Nightmare Begins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Family Heads West (about 500 feet away); Westward Ho! Donner Party Camp at Alder Creek Valley / Tamsen and Elizabeth Donner (about 600 feet away); Hobart Mills (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Hobart Mills (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the Donner Camp Historic Trail.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.