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Camp Salvation

Rockwood Plaza, Sixth St E at Heber Ave, , Calexico, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 40' 15.2364", -115° 29' 36.6396"
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Here, on September 23, 1849, Lieut. Cave J. Couts, Escort Commander, International Boundary Commission, established Camp Salvation. From September till the first of December 1849, it served as a refugee center for distressed emigrants attempting to reach the gold fields over the Southern Emigrant Trail.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
Camp Salvation Historical Marker Location Map, Calexico, California Map