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Convention

WICA's 26th Convention

June 9-11, 2022
Wyndham Garden York
2000 Loucks Road, York, Pennsylvania

About the Convention

Save the dates of Thursday, June 9 through Saturday, June 11 for your late Spring, 2022, getaway to York, Pennsylvania, and the White Ironstone China Association’s 26th Convention. WICA is in the planning stages for this convention, which will officially open late Friday afternoon, June 10, and end Saturday evening, June 11. Events will include a pre-convention excursion, educational programs, a wonderful china display, and several opportunities to purchase white ironstone—a combined flea market and show and sale on Friday evening, a live auction on Saturday evening, a raffle, and a silent auction.

York, Pennsylvania

York, named for York, England, was part of the building of our nation and was the birthplace of the Articles of Confederation. It was here that the words United States of America were first spoken. Founded in 1741 by settlers from the Philadelphia region, York served as the temporary capital of the Continental Congress during the Revolutionary War. (www.yorkpa.org)

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, York is an easy drive to popular destinations including the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Lancaster Amish Country, and Hershey Park.

York is easily accessible by car and by air. From the city of York, the Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)) is just 30 minutes and the Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is one hour. By car it is 95 miles from York to Philadelphia, 54 miles to Baltimore, 93 miles from Washington, D.C., and 220 miles from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Accommodations

The Wyndham Garden York, 2000 Loucks Road, York, Pennsylvania, is the host hotel for WICA’s 2022 Convention. This centrally located hotel is just minutes from the West Manchester Mall and only three miles from historic Downtown York.

Amenities include a complimentary full breakfast, full-service restaurant, free on-site parking, heated indoor pool, fully equipped fitness center, a business center, and laundry facilities. Guest rooms include free WiFi, refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker, ergonomic work area, flat-screen HDTV, and more. Room rates: $119 for a king bed room, $129 for a two queen bed room.

Events

This section has been included to inform readers of upcoming white ironstone-related group gatherings, auctions, estate sales, house sales, etc. To post an event here, please contact wica@whiteironstonechina.com.