34 min

Episode 29 - The Donner Party History Uncovered

    • History

In the 1840s, waves upon waves of Americans headed west to forge a new life. Many of these stories had happy endings while some suffered great tragedy -- but then there was the infamous Donner Party. To this day, nearly 200 years later, their torturous journey and especially their desperate turn toward cannibalism cast a haunting shadow over American history. 


https://allthatsinteresting.com/donner-party


 


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In the 1840s, waves upon waves of Americans headed west to forge a new life. Many of these stories had happy endings while some suffered great tragedy -- but then there was the infamous Donner Party. To this day, nearly 200 years later, their torturous journey and especially their desperate turn toward cannibalism cast a haunting shadow over American history. 


https://allthatsinteresting.com/donner-party


 


credits: https://allthatsinteresting.com/podcast-credits

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 min

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