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The 64th Annual IFEA Convention, Expo & Retreat presented by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance is heading to Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia!

A Bit of History . . .

Williamsburg began as Middle Plantation, an outpost of Jamestown, in 1633. The city served as Virginia's capital from 1699 to 1780, and today the portion of town protected as the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area is recognized as one of the finest and most complete community restorations in the world, featuring some 500 buildings including 88 structures original to the 18th century. Together with nearby Yorktown and Jamestown, Williamsburg forms a part of Virginia’s historic triangle.

Attendees at the Convention will find no shortage of things to do outside Convention hours as adventures and historic attractions await you in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Begin with the story of America in the place where it all began and witness more than four centuries of history. Discover Jamestown Settlement’s museum exhibits and re-created settings. Observe an archeological dig and the original fort at Historic Jamestowne.

Feel the excitement of Colonial Williamsburg, where historical interpreters and actors re-create life. Travel to the Yorktown Battlefield, where the British surrender allowed the United States to gain its independence at long last.

Visit the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, where you can explore re-creations of a Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm.

Greater Williamsburg does offer it all, from world-class roller coasters in Busch Gardens, Broadway-style shows in their theaters, and a sunset voyage on a pirate ship.

Walk along the beach or bike the miles of scenic trails along the Colonial Parkway. Raise your glass in a vineyard or working microbrewery, and toast the modern-day conveniences of 18th-century history and modern-day activities.

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