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White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

1 Sisters of Providence
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876
812-535-2932 | whiteviolet.org

White Violet Center (# 26 on the map below) is located on the north side of campus. You may enter through the north gate and follow the signs to White Violet Center and The Farm Store. Parking is available across from the Farm Store.

Note: The Center is home to two cats and although they may not be present for the workshop, please use caution if you are highly allergic.

Directions to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana

Map-June-2013Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is five miles northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Ind., off U.S. 150. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is 77 miles west of Indianapolis; 190 miles south of Chicago; 160 miles east of St. Louis; and 113 miles north of Evansville.

From Terre Haute

From Vigo County Courthouse, head west on Cherry St./U.S. 150 (former U.S. 40). In West Terre Haute, turn north (right) to stay on U.S. 150. Proceed approximately 2 miles to St. Mary’s Road and the sign for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College/Sisters of Providence. Turn left on St. Mary’s Road. Proceed to main entrance (second gate) and turn right.

From I-70 (traveling east or west)

Take Exit 3: Darwin Road. Proceed north on Darwin Road to National Ave. Turn right on National Ave. and proceed to U.S. 150 in West Terre Haute. Turn north (left) on U.S. 150 (at a stop light) and go two miles to St. Mary’s Road and the sign for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College/Sisters of Providence. Turn left on St. Mary’s Road. Proceed to main entrance (second gate) and turn right.

From S.R. 63 (traveling north or south)

Turn west on Bolton Road (approximately 9 miles south of Clinton, Ind.) Proceed to U.S. 150, turn left. Follow U.S. 150 down the hill to St. Mary’s Road (do not turn at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s School of Equine Studies). Turn right on St. Mary’s Road. Proceed to main entrance (second gate) and turn right.

Local roads

All of the above directions take you to the main entrance, which is the point on the map marked “security.” Once you arrive at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, you’ll need to know where you are heading. This local map should help – you might find it useful to print it. Download a PDF of the map.

SMW Map June 2014

 

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