Driving to Wabash

Directions to the Wabash Center

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Beth Reffett (reffettb@wabash.edu)
800-655-7117

  • The Wabash Center is located on the Wabash College campus in Crawfordsville, Indiana, 45 miles northwest of Indianapolis and 150 miles southeast of Chicago.
  • It is conveniently served by Interstate 74 from the east and west, and U.S. 231 from the north and south.
  • The Wabash Center is in the Eastern Time Zone.
  • The Wabash Center offices and meeting space are located across campus from the guest lodging. These directions are to the lodging facility.
 

Wabash Center Lodging:
410 West Wabash Ave
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
765-361-6490

From Indianapolis International Airport:

  • Exit the airport on I-70 east toward Indianapolis and I-465.
  • After only several miles, take I-465 north (follow signs to Peoria).
  • After only several miles, take I-74 west (continue following signs for Peoria).
  • In half an hour or so, take exit 39 (Indiana 32).
  • Turn left off the interstate ramp, west on Indiana 32.
  • At approximately 3 miles, bear right at the stop sign and proceed on East Market Street into downtown Crawfordsville.
  • When you’ve reached downtown, turn left (south) on U.S. 231 (Washington Street).
  • Continue three blocks and turn right on Wabash Avenue.
  • Continue three blocks and the Wabash College campus will appear on the left.
  • About 100 yards from the corner of campus, the main entrance to campus will be on your left, but turn right into the parking lot next to Trippet Hall (a large brick building with broad steps and white pillars, on the right hand side of the road, across from campus).
  • Park and proceed to the front desk of Trippet Hall to check into your guest room.

From the East (Indianapolis)

  • Take I-465 North to to the I-65/465 split. Follow the signs for Chicago.
  • Continue on I-65 for approximately 11 miles to the Crawfordsville exit 39 (Indiana 32).
  • Go left off the interstate and continue on Indiana 32 for 22 miles into Crawfordsville.
  • Bear right at the stop sign and proceed on East Market Street into downtown Crawfordsville.
  • When you’ve reached downtown, turn left (south) on U.S. 231 (Washington Street).
  • Continue three blocks and turn right on Wabash Avenue.
  • Continue three blocks and the Wabash College campus will appear on the left.
  • About 100 yards from the corner, the main entrance to campus will be on your left, but turn right into the parking lot next to Trippet Hall (a large brick building with broad steps and white pillars, on the right hand side of the road, across from campus.
  • Park and proceed to the front desk of Trippet Hall to check into your guest room.

From the North (I-65 through Lafayette, Indiana)

  • Exit I-65 at exit # 178 (West Lafayette, Purdue University).
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp and continue south on route 43 into West Lafayette.
  • The road becomes route 231.
  • Stay on U.S, 231 south for half an hour (approximately 30 miles) into downtown Crawfordsville.
  • Proceed south to 3rd traffic light in town: Wabash Avenue (you will see a sign for Wabash College on the right).
  • Turn right onto Wabash Avenue, continue three blocks, and the Wabash College campus will appear on the left.
  • About 100 yards from the corner of campus, the main entrance to campus will be on your left, but turn right into the parking lot next to Trippet Hall (a large brick building with broad steps and white pillars, on the right hand side of the road, across from campus).
  • Park and proceed to the front desk of Trippet Hall to check into your guest room.

From the South (I-70, through Greencastle)

  • Take U.S. 231 from Greencastle, Indiana, north to  Crawfordsville (30 minutes).
  • Proceed north on U.S. 231 (Washington Street) into downtown Crawfordsville.
  • Turn left onto Wabash Avenue, continue three blocks, and the Wabash College campus will appear on the left.
  • About 100 yards from the corner of campus, the main entrance to campus will be on your left, but turn right into the parking lot next to Trippet Hall (a large brick building with broad steps and white pillars, on the right hand side of the road, across from campus).
  • Park and proceed in the front desk of Trippet Hall to check into your guest room.

From the West (Illinois)

  • Take I-74 to exit 34 (U.S. 231).
  • Turn right (south) off the interstate exit ramp and proceed into downtown Crawfordsville (five miles).
  • Continue proceeding south to the 3rd traffic light, which is Wabash Avenue (you will see a sign for Wabash College on the right).
  • Turn right onto Wabash Avenue, continue three blocks, and the Wabash College campus will appear on the left.
  • About 100 yards from the corner of campus, the main entrance to campus will be on your left, but turn right into the parking lot next to Trippet Hall (a large brick building with broad steps and white pillars, on the right hand side of the road, across from campus).
  • Park and proceed to the front desk of Trippet Hall to check into your guest room.

 

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