Ranger Mike Rominger points to a ribbon tied to a wagon wheel, which helped pioneer children count the wheel’s revolutions to determine mileage covered. The replica of an 1846 covered wagon is part of a Donner Party exhibit at a new visitor center that will open Saturday at Donner Memorial State Park in Truckee.
Ranger Mike Rominger points to a ribbon tied to a wagon wheel, which helped pioneer children count the wheel’s revolutions to determine mileage covered. The replica of an 1846 covered wagon is part of a Donner Party exhibit at a new visitor center that will open Saturday at Donner Memorial State Park in Truckee. Barbara Barte Osborn Special to The Bee
Ranger Mike Rominger points to a ribbon tied to a wagon wheel, which helped pioneer children count the wheel’s revolutions to determine mileage covered. The replica of an 1846 covered wagon is part of a Donner Party exhibit at a new visitor center that will open Saturday at Donner Memorial State Park in Truckee. Barbara Barte Osborn Special to The Bee

After 20-year planning process, Donner visitor center to open

May 30, 2015 04:53 PM

UPDATED May 30, 2015 10:08 PM

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