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John V. Quarstein

Director

Virginia War Museum

HQ Phone:  (757) 247-8523

Email: j***@***.gov

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Virginia War Museum

9285 Warwick Boulevard

Newport News, Virginia,23607

United States

Background Information

Employment History

Curator

War Memorial Museum of Virginia


Affiliations

Virginia Civil War Trails

Board Member


John Singleton Mosby Foundation

Board Member


America's History LLC

Tour Guide and Historian


City of Hampton

Historian


Fort Monroe Authority

Member


Old Point Comfort Yacht Club

Board Member


Foundations of Freedom

Project Historian


The Civil War Monitor

Historian


The HearSay

Historian


Virginia Tourism Corporation

Very Own Historian


Education

Education


M.A.


master's degree

history

Christopher Newport University


Web References(192 Total References)


Civil War Tours - Pennsylvania, PA, War, professional tour company, civil war experience, packages, field trips, group tours, civil war enthusiast

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John V. Quarstein
John V. Quarstein is an award winning historian, preservationist, and author. John has served as the director of the Virginia War Museum since 1978. In addition to these duties, he oversees the management of the City of Newport News historic properties including Endview Plantation, Lee Hall Mansion, Youngs Mill, and the Newsome House as well as serving as the historical advisor for the Mariners Museums U.S.S. Monitor Center project. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University. Quarstein is the author of seven books including Fort Monroe: The key to the South, C.S.S. Virginia: Mistress of Hampton Roads, Civil War on the Virginia Peninsula, and The Battle of the Ironclads. John V. Quarstein was the recipient of the National Trust for Histo ric Preservations 1993 Presidents Award for Historic Preservation Award, and the United Daughters of the Confederacys Jefferson Davis Gold Medal in 1999. Presently, he serves on the board of several national organizations including Virginia Civil War Trails, John Singleton Mosby Foundation, and Chief Historical Advisor for the U.S.S. Monitor.


Meet Our Tour Guides

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John V. Quarstein is an award winning historian, preservationist, and author.John has served as the director of the Virginia War Museum since 1978.In addition to these duties, he oversees the management of the City of Newport News' historic properties including Endview Plantation, Lee Hall Mansion, Young's Mill, and the Newsome House as well as serving as the historical advisor for the Mariners' Museum's U.S.S. Monitor Center project.He has also served as an adjunct professor at the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University.Quarstein is the author of seven books including Fort Monroe: The key to the South, C.S.S. Virginia: Mistress of Hampton Roads, Civil War on the Virginia Peninsula, and The Battle of the Ironclads.John V. Quarstein was the recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 1993 President's Award for Historic Preservation Award, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy's Jefferson Davis Gold Medal in 1999.Presently, he serves on the board of several national organizations including Virginia Civil War Trails, John Singleton Mosby Foundation, and Chief Historical Advisor for the U.S.S. Monitor.


Home Sweet Home at The Crossings - Home Sweet Home Care Inc.

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They feature an educational presentation by John V. Quarstein, lunch, and they are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month from June - November 10 from 10:45am to 12:45pm.
John V Quarstein John V. Quarstein is an award winning historian, preservationist, and author. John has served as the director of the Virginia War Museum since 1978. In addition to these duties, he oversees the management of the City of Newport News' historic properties including Endview Plantation, Lee Hall Mansion, Young's Mill, and the Newsome House as well as serving as the historical advisor for the Mariners' Museum's U.S.S. Monitor Center project. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University. Quarstein is the author of seven books including Fort Monroe: The key to the South, C.S.S. Virginia: Mistress of Hampton Roads, Civil War on the Virginia Peninsula, and The Battle of the Ironclads. John V. Quarstein was the recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 1993 President's Award for Historic Preservation Award, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy's Jefferson Davis Gold Medal in 1999. Presently, he serves on the board of several national organizations including Virginia Civil War Trails, John Singleton Mosby Foundation, and Chief Historical Advisor for the U.S.S. Monitor.


Board of Directors - War Museum

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John V. Quarstein
Treasurer


Lunch and Learn: Defenders of Isle of Wight - Home Sweet Home Care Inc.

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On April 12th, 2017, Home Sweet Home Care Inc. is sponsoring a lunch and learn by the renowned and popular historian, Dr. John V. Quarstein.
Dr. Quarstein will present DEFENDERS OF ISLE OF WIGHT: FORTS BOYKIN AND HUGER. Dr. Quarstein is a frequent speaker for events on the Peninsula and in Norfolk. Now is an opportunity to attend one of his talks that feature historical locations in Isle of Wight. About Dr. John V. Quarstein John V Quarstein John V. Quarstein is the director of the USS Monitor Center at The Mariners' Museum and Park in Newport News, Virginia. An award-winning historian, preservationist, lecturer, and author, Quarstein served as historian for the city of Hampton's 400th anniversary and previously worked for 30 years as the director of the Virginia War Museum and as consultant to the USS Monitor Center at The Mariners' Museum. Quarstein is the recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 1993 President's Award for Historic Preservation; the Civil War Society's Preservation Award in 1996; the United Daughters of the Confederacy's Jefferson Davis Gold Medal in 1999; and the Daughters of the American Revolution Gold Historians Medal in 2009. Besides his lifelong interests in naval history and Tidewater Virginia's Civil War experience, Quarstein is an avid duck hunter and decoy collector. He lives in the National Register of Historic Places property known as the 1757 Herbert House. This outstanding example of brick Georgian architecture is located near Blackbeard's Point on the Hampton River in Hampton, Virginia. Categories: Community Service and Events - Tags: Fort Boykins, Fort Huger, historical lecture, isle of wight, Isle of Wight History, John V. Quarstein, lunch and learn


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