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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.
- 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 ½ 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