Led by John Quarstein
A life-long resident of the Eastern shore, John Quarstein
is steeped in the history of the Chesapeake area.
He currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Virginia Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Commission.
Participants who have experienced John Quarstein
on previous America's History tours know that many periods of our history are mentioned and discussed along the route, so your three days will be completely filled with valuable and interesting information.
Our Tour Guide/Historian: Dr. John V. Quarstein
, an award-winning author and preservationist, is an experienced tour leader and a much sought after speaker on all periods of American history.
is the author of ten books including A History of Ironclads: the Power of Iron Over Wood.
latest book is the CSS Virginia: Sink before Surrender.
He is a consultant to the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia and serves of the boards of the Virginia Civil War Trails, Fort Monroe Area Authority and the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission Advisory Board.
most recent project is as screen writer for a four hour PBS special entitled "Pyrates of the Chesapeake."