Directions to the United Congregational Church

From the start of each of these directions,
set your trip odometer.

Directions for Rt. 395
Coming from north of Norwich
  1. Take Exit 81 for Rt. 2/32 East/South.
  2. Follow to the end.
  3. Before "Expressway Ends" sign, get into right lane.
  4. Bear right onto Washington St. (Backus Hospital will be on your right).
  5. Go straight through first light (Chucky's will be on the left at 1.5 miles).
  6. Bear left at the first fork at 1.8 miles (NFA will be on your left).
  7. Go through two more lights (St. Patrick's will be on your left).
  8. Continue straight onto "One Way" (Union St.).
  9. Bear a sharp left at the end (City Hall will be on your left).
  10. You will see The United Congregational Church and a parking garage on your right.
    The odometer should read 2.7 miles.
    For the lower deck and easier access to the hall where we perform,
    take your first right onto Willow St., and then an immediate right into the garage.
    Parking is free.


Directions for 395
Coming from south of Norwich
  1. Take Exit 80 East.
  2. Set the trip odometer at the bottom of the exit. Turn right onto Rt. 82.
    McDonald's will be on your left.
  3. Continue straight through many lights. You will see:
  4. At 1.8 miles the road splits. Get in the center lane.
  5. At 2.1 miles go straight through the light,
    bearing left of Dunkin Donuts and up the hill onto Church St.
  6. Church St. ends abruptly at the other side of the hill.
    City Hall is straight ahead. Follow the road that runs on the right of City Hall.
    The parking garage is on your right.
    The entrance to the United Congregational Church is on the lower level.
    Take your first right onto Willow St. for the lower level.


Directions for Rt. 2 West
Coming from Foxwoods
  1. Set trip odometer at the Rt. 117/2A/2 intersection
    Zamparini's is on the left. Continue straight on Rt. 2 West.
  2. The Norwich/Preston border is at 1.6 miles.
  3. At 2.0 miles, go straight through two sets of lights.
  4. At 2.4 miles go straight through lights at junction of 165
    Castle Pizza is on the left.
  5. At 2.6 miles, get into the right lane.
  6. At 2.7 miles, go straight through the light onto Main St.
    The Floor Covering Shop is on the right.
  7. Pass the Chelsea Groton Bank on your right.
  8. At 2.9 miles, bear right onto Franklin.
  9. Take the first left onto Bath St. Get into right lane.
  10. Bear a mild right through the light onto Broadway.
    For the lower deck and easier access to the hall where we perform,
    take your first right onto Willow St., and then an immediate right into the garage.
    Parking is free.


Directions from Rt. 117
  1. At junction of Rts. 2 and 117, bear left (a church is on your right)
  2. Follow to junction with Rt. 12 North at 1.6 miles and bear right
    (You will be across from the old state hospital).
  3. Follow the "Directions from Rt. 12 South" the rest of the way.


Directions for Rt. 12 North
Coming from Mohegan Sun/ Old State Hospital
  1. Set odometer at juntion of 2A and 12
  2. You will see the Laurel Hill Firehouse on the left at 1.4 miles.
  3. Cumberland Farms is on the right at 1.7 miles
  4. At 2.7 miles, stay to the right and get into the right lane.
  5. The intersection of 12 and 2 is at 2.8 miles. Take a left.
  6. At the next light, take a right. Stay in the right lane.
  7. At the next light take a right. Get into the left lane.
  8. At the next light, take a left onto Franklin.
  9. Take an immediate left onto Bath St. Get into right lane.
  10. Bear a mild right through the light onto Broadway.
  11. The church and parking garage are on the right at 3.1 miles.