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EAS 2007, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, August 6-10 2007

Newark DE is just to the North of I 95 between Philadelphia PA and Baltimore MD, about 12 miles west of Wilmington, DE. Remember we are NOT North of Mason-Dixon line we are East of it!! We are NOT allowed to put out roadside signs in Newark so bring these driving directions or consult the easternapiculture.org website for maps. Look for Clayton Hall Conference Center signs in Newark.

Driving Directions

  • From the North
    Take I-95 South to Exit 3 in Delaware (Christiana Rd / DE-273 W). Keep LEFT at the fork to go on DE-273 W. Go 3.8 miles, passing down Main St Newark, and bear RIGHT onto New London Rd, Rt 896 North just after the Deer Park Tavern. Proceed about 1/2 mile (though one traffic light). Turn RIGHT onto the 2nd Pencader Way, keeping the Marriott Hotel and electronic sign on your right. Clayton Hall will be in front of you, parking will be on the left.

  • From the South
    Take I-95 North to Exit 109B in Maryland (MD-279 N). Merge onto Elkton Rd, and follow for 3.5 miles, crossing into Delaware and Newark. Bear RIGHT onto W Delaware Ave / DE-2 BR E / DE-273 E. Proceed two tenths of a mile, and turn LEFT onto South College Ave, Rt. 896 N. Then turn LEFT on W. Main St, following 896 N. Bear RIGHT onto New London Rd, (Rt 896 North) at Railroad crossing just after Deer Park tavern. Proceed about 1/2 mile (through one traffic light). Turn RIGHT onto 2nd Pencader Way keeping the Marriott Hotel and Electronic sign on your right. Clayton Hall will be in front of you, parking will be on left.

  • Alternative from I 95
    Use Exit 1, Route 896 North. Drive past athletic complex, into Newark and pass main part of campus until you reach one-way Main St. Turn LEFT (west) and get in right lane to turn right at railroad crossing (just past Deer Park Tavern). This is now New London Rd. Proceed about mile (through one traffic light) passing Marriott Hotel and electronic sign on right. Turn RIGHT into Pencader way and Clayton Hall will be in front of you.

  • From the West - PA
    Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Route 283 South. Continue on Route 283 South, which becomes Route 30 East outside of Lancaster, passing the outlets to turn RIGHT on Route 896 South. In Delaware, Route 896 is also named New London Rd. Shortly after entering Delaware, turn LEFT onto Pencader Way, just before the Marriott and electronic sign. Clayton Hall will be in front of you.

  • From the West - MD
    Come East on MD 273 until you reach first traffic light after Newark County Club. Turn LEFT and then at next light turn LEFT again (onto New London Rd). Turn RIGHT onto Pencater Way after Marriott Hotel and electronic sign on your right. Clayton Hall will be in front of you.

ONCE YOU REACH CLAYTON HALL
After turning off New London Road, Clayton Hall entrance will be at circle in front of you. EAS registration desk will be in Clayton Hall from 1 to 5 Tuesday, 8-5 Wednesday and Thursday, and 8-12 on Friday. Free Parking for the conference will be in big lot at first left - you do NOT need a parking permit for the conference.

If you are staying in the dorms, continue on Pencater way and you will pass the singles dorm (George Read Hall) on your left; turn LEFT and you will see the 2 high rise (14 story) couples dorms. Drive to the Christina Commons, the low building between the two towers, to get your dorm key (leave luggage in car until you know where you room is). The check-in desk for the dorms will be open 24 hours. Free Parking will be on left beyond the dorms.


Updated April 2007