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From Western Massachusetts

Take Route 2 East to Exit 38B (Ayer/Groton). Take Rtes. 111/110 towards Ayer (not Harvard). Go all the way to the rotary (2.1 miles) and then follow Rtes. 2A/111 to Ayer (1.1 miles). Take the right immediately after Ayer downtown (stay on Rtes. 111 North/2A West), and go straight to where Rte. 2A and Rte. 111 split (0.6 miles). Bear right on Rte. 111 North and follow it into Groton (Rte. 111 is a.k.a. Farmers Row in Groton), past the Groton School (on your left), to where Rte. 225 West goes left (this is 2.8 miles from where Rte. 111 split with Rte. 2A). Take the left onto Rte. 225 West (it is just past where Broadmeadow Rd. goes off to the right of Rte. 111), a.k.a. Long Hill Rd or Groton Rd. or W. Main St, and go 1.75 miles to the Groton Senior Center on your right. There is a big sign for the Senior Center that is easy to see. Turn right onto the short road to the Senior Center (163 W. Main St.).

From Rte. 119, Points West of Groton

See below.

From the North (locally)

Take Rte. 111 through Pepperell to Rte. 119. Turn left on Rte. 119 (East) to Groton (0.45 miles). As you near the center of Groton, take a right onto Rte. 111 South/Rte. 225 West. Rte. 225 West then turns right in 0.5 miles onto Long Hill Rd., a.k.a. Groton Rd or W. Main St. Then go 1.75 miles to the Groton Senior Center on your right. There is a big sign for the Senior Center that is easy to see. Turn right onto the short road to the Senior Center (163 W. Main St.).

From Eastern and Southeastern Massachusetts

Take Rte. 495 to Exit 29B (Rte. 2 West). Take Rte. 2 West to exit 38B (Ayer/Groton). Take Rtes. 111/110 East (to Ayer) and follow the instructions above for "From Western Massachusetts."

Alternatively, take Rte. 495 to Exit 31 (Groton/Acton/Rte. 119) and follow Rte. 119 West into Groton. After passing through downtown Groton, bear left on Rte. 225 West and then follow instructions for "From the North (locally)."<

From the North (NH, ME, NE Mass)

From New Hampshire:
Take Rte. 3 South to Rte 111 (Exit 5W), and then follow instructions above for "From the North (locally)."

From ME, Northeastern Mass:
Take Interstate 495 or 95 (Rte. 128) to Route 3 North. Take Exit 33 (Westford/N. Chelmsford) and follow Rte. 40 West to its end in downtown Groton (9.2 miles). Turn right onto Rte. 119 (Main St.) and pass through downtown Groton. Then bear left on Rte. 225 West and then follow instructions for "From the North (locally)."

Alternatively, take Interstate 495 to Exit 31 (Littleton Common/Groton) and follow Rte. 119 West into Groton. After passing through downtown Groton, bear left on Rte. 225 West and then follow instructions for "From the North (locally)."