The Historic Houses of Odessa are located on Main Street in Odessa, Delaware. We are situated 23 miles south of Wilmington just east of Route 13 and 24 miles north of Dover.
From Philadelphia and the North:
Take I-95 South into Delaware. If you are coming from New York City, you will enter Delaware going over the I-295 Delaware Memorial Bridge. Continue on I-95 South towards Baltimore. Exit at 4-A (sign to Christiana Mall) and follow signs to Route 1 South. Stay on Route 1 going over the bridge with the yellow arches and continue through the tollbooth ($1.00). Remain on Route 1 South until Route 299 (Middletown/Odessa Exit). Take a left onto Rte. 299 towards Odessa. Continue through three traffic lights. Park on Main Street or Second Street near the Bank.
From Washington, DC:
Go east on Rt. 50 over the Bay Bridge until it intersects with Rt. 301. (Middletown is approximately 1 hour from the Bay Bridge). Continue on 301 North into Delaware. One half mile past 301 Hess Truck Stop you will come to a traffic light with a Lowes on the right; turn right at the light onto Rt. 299 East. Continue on 299 through the center of Middletown towards Odessa. Park on Main Street or Second Street near the Bank.
From Baltimore and the South:
Take I-95 North to Delaware state line. About 1 mile after tollbooth, exit onto Rt. 896 South; continue on Route 896 for 10 miles to a traffic light where the road becomes Rt. 301/71. (Do not turn left where sign points 896 to Rt. 13.) Continue through the traffic light for 3 miles to the next light. Immediately after Dunkin Donuts bear to the left. Go left across railroad tracks until you reach the third traffic light in the center of town. Turn left onto Main Street, Route 299 East towards Odessa. Park on Main Street or Second Street near the Bank.
Address for GPS:
201 Main Street
Odessa DE 19730