Camp Salvation - Calexico, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 32° 40.201 W 115° 29.598
11S E 641278 N 3615709
Quick Description: A plaque about Camp Salvation in Calexico, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/15/2011 2:15:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMCA9D
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 2

Long Description:
"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."
Marker Number: 808.00

Marker Name: Camp Salvation

County: Imperial

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 10/3/1965

In front of city hall

Website: Not listed

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