Camp Salvation

Camp Salvation (HMY57)

Location: Calexico, CA 92231 Imperial County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 40.201', W 115° 29.595'

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Here on September 23, 1849, Liet. Cave J. Couts, Escourt 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.
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HM NumberHMY57
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Marker Number808
Year Placed1965
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with the City of Calexico and the John P. Squibob Chapter No. 1853, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 641282 N 3615708
Decimal Degrees32.67001667, -115.49325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 40.201', W 115° 29.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 40' 12.06" N, 115° 29' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 E 5th St, Calexico CA 92231, US
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