Virginia Civil War 150
 
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"The American Civil War in a Global Context"
George Mason University
Center for the Arts
4373 Mason Pond Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Saturday, May 31, 2014

Peter N. Stearns, Conference Chair

 

1. Where is the conference being held?

The conference will be held in the Concert Hall of the Center for the Arts at George Mason University (Fairfax campus).  Physical address is: 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

VMI Campus Map
Driving Directions

 

via Capitol Beltway/I-495/95

I-495 South (Outer Loop/American Legion Bridge)

I-495 South to Braddock Road/Route 620 West (exit 5).
West on Braddock Road approximately 6 miles, until you pass an entrance sign for George Mason University on the right.
Make the next Right onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.

I-95 South/I-495 (Inner Loop/Wilson Bridge)

Follow I-495 past the I-95/I-495 split (toward Frederick) to Braddock Road/Route 620 West (exit 5).
West on Braddock Road approximately 6 miles, until you pass an entrance sign for George Mason University on the right.
Make the next Right onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.

I-395 South/Shirley Highway (Washington/Alexandria)

South on I-395 (toward Richmond) to the Capitol Beltway (I-495).
Take the Beltway North (toward Frederick/Inner Loop) to Braddock Road/Route 620 West (exit 5).
West on Braddock Road approximately 6 miles, until you pass an entrance sign for George Mason University on the right.
Make the next Right onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.



via Route 66

WEST (from Washington/Alexandria)

From I-66 exit to I-495 South. Travel approximately 6 miles on I-495 South.
Exit Braddock Road/Route 620 West (exit 5).
West on Braddock Road approximately 6 miles, until you pass an entrance sign for George Mason University on the right.
Make the next Right onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.

EAST (from Front Royal)

From I-66 exit to Route 123 towards Fairfax.
Follow Route 123 through the city center.
Turn left at the intersection of Route 123 & Braddock Rd.
Turn left at the next light onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.

VIA ROUTE 50 WEST (from Washington/Arlington)

West on Route 50 towards Fairfax City.
Turn left onto Route 123.
Follow Route 123 through the city center.
Turn left at the intersection of Route 123 & Braddock Rd.
Turn left at the next light onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.

VIA ROUTE I-95 NORTH (from Richmond/Fredericksburg)

North on I-95 to exit 160 in Occoquan.
Follow Route 123/Ox Road North, approximately 17 miles to Braddock Road.
Turn Right onto Braddock Road.
Take the next left at the light onto Roanoke River Road and enter campus.



Access to the Concert Hall

FROM ROANOKE LANE

Bear to your right on Patriot Circle.
Take your next left onto Mason Pond Drive.
The Concert Hall is the large white building on your right.

FROM UNIVERSITY DRIVE

Enter campus by continuing straight on University Drive.
University Drive becomes George Mason Blvd.
Turn right onto Patriot Circle.
Follow Patriot Circle around the pond and turn left onto Mason Pond Drive.
The Concert Hall is the large white building on your right.


 

 

2.  Where do I park?

Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in Lot K (located directly across the pond from the Center for the Arts/Concert Hall). 

Parking is also available in the Mason Pond Parking Deck, located on Mason Pond Drive just past the Center for the Arts/Concert Hall for $8/day.

Parking for vehicles displaying a disabled-parking placard or license plate tag is available on a first-come, first-served basis in front of the Center for the Arts.

 

3. How do I register for the conference?

Online registration is open and will remain open until May 1, 2014, or when capacity is reached.

 

4. What time should I arrive the day of the conference?

Doors for registration check-in open at 7:30 am. Please bring the electronic confirmation slip that you received when you registered online, along with your registration number.

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and it is recommended that you arrive early the day of the conference.

*To better assist our planning, please let us know if you have special needs, including needing wheelchair access or interpretive services*

 

5.  Where should I eat lunch the day of the conference?

It is highly recommended that you purchase a boxed lunch ticket with your registration.  Each boxed lunch includes sandwich (your choice of ham, turkey, roast beef, or vegetarian pita), chips, fruit, cookie, and beverage.  You will receive a lunch ticket when you check in the morning of the conference, and will redeem it for your selection during the lunch break.

If you did not purchase a lunch ticket when you registered for the conference, on-campus dining options include the Johnson Center Food Court.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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