Georgia Workshop in History, Agriculture, Environment

The Workshop is held in LeConte Hall [Download Map], History Department, University of Georgia.

Getting to the Workshop from outside Athens:

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.

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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

For more information, contact: Shane Hamilton (shamilto at uga dot edu)

Sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts

UGA History Department