Name: Camp Salvation
Site Number: #808
Date Visited: 02/18/2017
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: State Marker
Location: 600 Heber Ave., Calexico, CA 92231
Coordinates32.670009,-115.4933712
Website: N/A

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.