CORY FAMILY REUNION
Some hints to help those coming from a distance.
The Holiday Inn at Boardmann, is located on Route 224 and South Ave. If you come in on the Ohio Turnpike, it is the last exit before crossing over into Pennsylvania, the North Lima exit.
To reach the Holiday Inn:
- Go north on Rt.7 to Rt.224,
- Turn right, you will pass a mall.
- Cross a railroad track and Southern Blvd., keep going pass the plaza on the right.
- Turn right at South Ave.
- Go south till you come to the Holiday Inn on the right. A very short distance.
There are other motels in the area. Holiday Inn runs around $82.00 a day. 2 persons 2 beds.
The Holiday Inn at Beaver Falls, PA. is located on Route 18 just north of Exit #2 on the Penn Turnpike. The AAA lists price as $94.00-$104.00.
They are both nice, but the Beaver Falls area is in a quieter more rural setting .
There are some other motels in the area of both Holiday Inns.
From the Pittsburg Airport
- take Rte. 60 north. You will pass the Chippewa exit.
- Stay on 60. You will come to a toll gate. Have change ready, 50 cents.
- Go to the Wallace Run Road exit,
- TURN LEFT, this is Rt.551.
- Go south toward Rt. 18 You will go under a Rail Road overpass right before you come to Rt. 18.
- At RT. 18 ,turn left at light
- Pass turnpike exit 2, a short distance later you will come to a traffic light., turn left.
The Holiday Inn is a short distance up the road on the left.
You can rent a car at the airport across from the baggage claim area. You will need to make reservations for cars. It takes about 45 minutes to drive from the airport to the Beaver Valley Holiday Inn.
The Phone number for Avis is 1-800-331-1212 and Hertz 1-800- 654- 3131
Avis said they give special rates if 5 or more people want to rent 5 or more cars. Call me , or get in touch with others coming. Hertz may do the same thing. Make Hotel, and Car reservations right away if you plan to come.
From the Motels or Turnpikes to the reunion
From the Ohio Turnpike
- Exit at the last exit in Ohio. You will be on Rt. 7
- Go south, sign says East Liverpool, I think.
- From there follow 7 through the town of North Lima several miles west until you come to RT. 14
- Turn left, and go south on RT. 14 until you come to Unity, OH. You will pass a BP Gas station on the right
- There is a detour sign at the light.
- Continue south a half mi or so until you see The East Palestine sign, and the road sign 170 south, 165 east bearing to the right.
- Follow it south.
From the Pennsylvania Turnpike or Holiday Inn at Beaver Falls, PA.
- Turn rt. Out of Holiday Inn ,
- go to traffic light, turn rt. again,
- go a couple of miles down Rt.. 18 to traffic light ,
- turn Rt. On to Wallace Run Road, Rt. 551.
- Go until you come to edge of Darlington,
- Turn Rt.
- Then left at stop sign. On to Rt. 168.
- Go up the hill a mile or so, and you will come to a 4 lane highway. This is RT. 51.
- Turn Rt., Stay on this road until you reach Barricades telling road is closed.
- Turn Left , proceed to East Palestine.
- You will see a car wash on left, then D&D’s Restaurant.
- Turn left at restaurant.
- Go to Main St., turn right.
If you come from area around here:
- Go to Rt. 51 from PA., and Rt. 14 from OH, and follow above instructions.