Margaret Moran

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May 22, 2013
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Donner Memorial museum slated for early 2014 opening

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The keys to a newly constructed Donner Memorial State Park visitor center are days away from being turned over to California State Parks, but more work is needed before the building and its new museum will open to the public.

“Now, we’re starting the process of all the exhibit work,” explained Scott Elliott, supervising ranger of the Sierra District Campgrounds for California State Parks, standing in the bare room Tuesday where the new museum will be housed.

The museum at the state park located just east of Donner Lake will feature exhibits on the Donner Party, regional …

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The Record Courier Updated May 29, 2013 04:00PM Published May 22, 2013 12:08PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.