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Episode 09 - The Donner Party

Episode 09 - The Donner Party

Broadcast: 1935
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Added: Dec 10 2012

< Frontier Fightersheroic stories of those splendid wayfarers who drugged the westward paths to everlasting fame and eternal glory.

Pathetic, grim, tragic is the history of the ill fated Donner Party.

Nearly 100 pioneer men, women and little children martyrs to the Pacific colonization boom which, in the Middle West assumed gigantic proportions.

This story begins in Spring 1846, Springfield, Illinois.