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The Morbid Curiosity Podcast


Sep 14, 2020

After travelling west by covered wagon in 1846, the Donner Party became marooned in the snows of the Sierra Mountains. Even though a small group had made it out to find help, they were running out of food and strength. In this third part of this episode, we discuss the relief efforts as well as the aftermath of their ordeal. 

TW: Cannibalism

 

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Recommended reading:

The Best Land Under Heaven - https://amzn.to/2YwP3Li

Desperate Passage - https://amzn.to/2EhLYrW

The History of the Donner Party - https://amzn.to/3htCjwt