The new Donner Memorial State Park visitors center in Truckee, Calif., provides a cautionary tale on the dangers of taking the unproven shortcut.
The new Donner Memorial State Park visitors center in Truckee, Calif., provides a cautionary tale on the dangers of taking the unproven shortcut. Sam McManis Sacramento Bee
The new Donner Memorial State Park visitors center in Truckee, Calif., provides a cautionary tale on the dangers of taking the unproven shortcut. Sam McManis Sacramento Bee

New Donner Visitors Center a feast for history lovers

November 21, 2015 11:25 PM