Friday, November 9, 2012

Directions to Newburyport Shellfish Purification Plant for Saturday November 10th Tour

The long-awaited for tour of the Newburyport Shellfish Purification Plant  is now here. The storms have passed, the clammers have been active and we will have a chance to take it all in.

The plant is at the North End of Plum Island.

We will meet at 10:30.

Here is the address and directions.

Newburyport Lab - Shellfish Purification Plant
84 82nd Street,
Plum Island Point,
Newburyport, MA 01950-4323

From US95 (north or south), use Exit 57. At the top of the ramp take MA-113 East/Storey Ave toward Newburyport. Continue on MA-113 East/High Street/MA-1A approximately 3.9 miles through Newburyport into Newbury. Go past the Newbury Town Hall to the next full set of stop lights. Turn left onto Rolf's Lane. At the end of Rolf's Lane/Ocean Ave, turn right onto the Plum Island Turnpike. Continue to follow Plum Island Turnpike for approximately 2 miles. Once onto Plum Island continue straight past Surfland Bait & Tackle and follow Northern Boulevard to the left for approximately 1.2 miles. At the lighthouse, go right, into a large parking lot. The Shellfish Purification Plant (shingled with white trim) is on the left. The Division of Marine Fisheries sign is on the building over the loading dock.

If you have not yet RSVPed- email and come join us.

And now another photo from the Wellfleet Oysterfest.

oyster costume
Oyster Costume

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