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History in the Making

Truckee’s Veterans Memorial Building and Rocking Stone Tower are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places following years of effort by the Truckee-Donner Historical Society and others.

The Immemorial Journey of the Forlorn Hope

These ultrarunners will be following in the footsteps of one of the most grueling survival stories in California’s history.

Honoring ‘The Work of Giants’ at Donner Pass

Chinese workers were master builders who made possible the completion of the transcontinental railroad. Their nearly lost history is being revived and Donner Pass is proposed as a national landmark.