It's not the brightest chapter in the history of the West, but it is one of the best known.
And that was good enough for a group of hikers who on Saturday followed the path of the Donner Party near Truckee, Calif.
The Donner Party may have reached tragedy in California, but many say their href="http://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=9443306&itype=NGPSID&keyword=donner+party&qtype=all" target="_blank">real problems began in Utah.
But the Beehive State has not forgotten its role in this piece of history. Markers and href="http://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=12130260&itype=storyID&keyword=donner+party&sdate=2010-10-12&edate=2011-10-12&qtype=all" target="_blank">trails in Utah commemorating the Donner Party can be found or hiked.
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