The Hard Road West: The Story of the Donner Party

The Hard Road West: The Story of the Donner Party

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Presents a historically accurate reenactment of the ill-fated Donner Party. This is their story as told by the survivors and recovered diaries. Along the journey, students learn about the dynamics of a wagon train. This series gives students a real sense of the daunting challenges and hardships families endured during the overland journey to the far west.

The Hard Road West: The Story of the Donner Party
Episode 1
26 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 12
The Hard Road West: The Story of the Donner Party
Episode 2
26 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 12