Getting to the Workshop

The Workshop in Early American History and Culture is held at the University of Georgia, approximately 70 miles east-northeast of Atlanta.

 

The Workshop will be held in LeConte Hall, the primary building of the History Department at the University of Georgia.

Campus Map

Getting to the Workshop from outside Athens:
From the West via I-85 or I-20 (Atlanta)
1. From northeast and central Atlanta:

Take I-85 north to GA-316, exit 106, near Lawrenceville. Follow GA-316 east < 40 miles>. Shortly before entering Athens, GA-316 ends and the road continues as Epps Bridge Road. Take Epps Bridge Road <2.5 miles> until it merges with US-78 (Business) east, also called Atlanta Highway and Broad Street. Follow US-78 (Business) east into town<3.2 miles>. After passing the Holiday Inn and the northern edge of campus, turn right onto Jackson Street, proceed to the North Campus Parking Deck where visitors may park for a fee. Exit the garage and walk across Jackson Street, go left away from downtown, and follow the sidewalk past the main library. LeConte Hall will be the last building on the right before reaching the corner between Jackson and Baldwin.
· I-85 north
· GA-316 east
· Epps Bridge Road/Parkway
· US-78 (Business) east/Atlanta Highway, Broad Street
· Jackson Street

2. From southeast Atlanta:
Take I- 20 east to Conyers and turn onto GA-138 east at exit 82. Follow GA-138 east <19 miles> until it terminates at US-78 and take US-78 east <16 miles>. When US-78 east intersects with GA-316, take GA-316 east <3 miles>. Shortly before entering Athens, GA-316 ends and the road continues as Epps Bridge Road. Take Epps Bridge Road <2.5 miles> until it merges with US-78 (Business) east, also called Atlanta Highway and Broad Street. Follow US-78 (Business) east into town <3.2 miles>. After passing the Holiday Inn and the northern edge of campus, turn right onto Jackson Street, proceed to the North Campus Parking Deck where visitors may park for a fee. Exit the garage and walk across Jackson Street, go left away from downtown, and follow the sidewalk past the main library. LeConte Hall will be the last building on the right before reaching the corner between Jackson and Baldwin.
· I-20 east
· GA-138 east
· US-78 east
· GA-316 east
· Epps Bridge Road/Parkway
· US-78 (Business) east/Atlanta Highway, Broad Street
· Jackson Street

From the South via US-441
As US-441 north approaches Athens, take exit 15. At the end of the exit ramp turn left onto Milledge Avenue. Follow Milledge Avenue approximately 1.4 miles until it intersects with Lumpkin Street and turn right onto Lumpkin Street. Immediately before this intersection is a Waffle House restaurant. Continue on Lumpkin Street approximately 1.4 miles and turn right onto Broad Street. Continue one block to Jackson Street. Turn right onto Jackson Street, proceed to the North Campus Parking Deck where visitors may park for a fee. Exit the garage and walk across Jackson Street, go left away from downtown, and follow the sidewalk past the main library. LeConte Hall will be the last building on the right before reaching the corner between Jackson and Baldwin.
· US-441 north
· Milledge Avenue
· Lumpkin Street
· Broad Street
· Jackson Street


From the North via US-441
Take US-441 south from its intersection with I-85 at exit 149 near Commerce <21 miles>. Approaching Athens, leave US-441 south at its intersection with US-129 and GA-10 and proceed straight on Martin Luther King Parkway (a two-lane road) <0.4 miles>. At its intersection with College Avenue, turn right and follow College Avenue <0.9 miles> until it terminates in town at Broad Street. Turn left onto Broad Street and at the next intersection turn right onto Jackson Street. Proceed to the North Campus Parking Deck where visitors may park for a fee. Exit the garage and walk across Jackson Street, go left away from downtown, and follow the sidewalk past the main library. LeConte Hall will be the last building on the right before reaching the corner between Jackson and Baldwin.
· US-441 south
· Martin Luther King Parkway
· College Avenue
· Broad Street
· Jackson Street

From the East via US-78
When approaching Athens on US-78 west, continue on US-78 (Business) west at the Athens Perimeter Road. No turn is necessary. US-78 (Business) west will traverse Oak Street, Oconee Street and Broad Street <1.3 miles>. In town, turn left onto Jackson Street, proceed to the North Campus Parking Deck where visitors may park for a fee. Exit the garage and walk across Jackson Street, go left away from downtown, and follow the sidewalk past the main library. LeConte Hall will be the last building on the right before reaching the corner between Jackson and Baldwin.
· US-78 west
· US-78 (Business) west/Oak Street, Oconee Street,
· Broad Street
· Jackson Street

To south campus UGA Visitor's Center
The UGA Visitor's Center "photo" directions will provide visual driving clues along Athens area thoroughfares to the campus. However, the Center is on south campus approximately three miles from LeConte Hall, which is located on north campus (and adjacent to downtown Athens).

Point-to-point from other cities
If you are traveling to Athens from other cities, use MapQuest for city-to-city directions.

Campus Map

 

 

 

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