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The Mariners' Museum

100 Museum Drive

Newport News, Virginia 23606

United States

Company Description

The Mariners' Museum is a private, not-for-profit institution, which interprets its collection for the education and enjoyment of the public. Its building and collection are unique, and their protection is the primary responsibility of the Museum staff. T ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Tidewater Community College

Director

Virginia War Museum

Curator

War Memorial Museum of Virginia

Affiliations

Historian
City of Hampton

Tour Guide and Historian
America's History LLC

Board Member
Virginia Civil War Trails

Board Member
John Singleton Mosby Foundation

Member
Fort Monroe Authority

Board Member
Old Point Comfort Yacht Club

Project Historian
Foundations for Freedom

Historian
The Civil War Monitor

Historian
The HearSay

Very Own Historian
Virginia Tourism Corporation

Education

Education

M.A.

master's degree

history

Christopher Newport University

Web References (197 Total References)


Our Tour Historians

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Dr. John V. Quarstein - Dr. John V. Quarstein, an award-winning author and preservationist, is currently historian for the City of Hampton. He is an experienced tour leader and a much sought after speaker on all periods of American history. He is the author of nine books including A History of Ironclads: the Power of Iron Over Wood. He is a consultant to the Mariners' Museum and serves of the boards of the Virginia Civil War Trails, Fort Monroe Area Authority and the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission Advisory Board. His most recent project is as screen writer for a four hour PBS special entitled "Pyrates of the Chesapeake" to be aired this spring.


John V. Quarstein, author, ...

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John V. Quarstein, author, historian and preservationist

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John V. Quarstein, author, historian and preservationist
BoHR Lecture: "The Old Point Comfort Resort"
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Historian John Quarstein explores the famed resort and its unique place in Virginia history.
Biography John V. Quarstein is an award-winning author, historian and preservationist. After serving 30 years as director of the Virginia War Museum, he is presently the director of the USS Monitor Center at The Mariners' Museum and Park in Newport News, Virginia. Quarstein is the author of 15 books and six PBS documentaries. His books include the Big Bethel: The First Battle (2011) and the Henry Adams prize winning The Monitor Boys: The Crew of the Union's First Ironclad (2010). He resides at Old Point Comfort in Hampton, Virginia and on his family's farm near Chestertown, Maryland.


Forts, Fights and Frigates: The War of 1812 in Maryland

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Led by Dr. John V. Quarstein

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We have enlisted the award-winning and very popular speaker and historian, Dr. John V. Quarstein as our tour leader. A life-long resident of the Eastern shore, John 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.
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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. He is the author of ten books including A History of Ironclads: the Power of Iron Over Wood. 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. His most recent project is as screen writer for a four hour PBS special entitled "Pyrates of the Chesapeake."


Led by John ...

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Led by John Quarstein

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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.
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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.
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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. He is the author of ten books including A History of Ironclads: the Power of Iron Over Wood. His 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. His most recent project is as screen writer for a four hour PBS special entitled "Pyrates of the Chesapeake."


The ride along the Outer Banks ...

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The ride along the Outer Banks will provide a great venue for our historian, John Quarstein to regale us with salty pirate yarns as well fill us in on the area's little known Civil War history. He'll also develop the background of colonial piracy from its inception near Jamestown, Virginia to the Anglo-Dutch Naval Wars of the mid-17th century and then to the 18th century swashbuckling activities of Blackbeard and his partner in crime, Major Stede Bonnet.

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Dr. John V. Quarstein, an award-winning author and preservationist, is currently historian for the City of Hampton. He is an experienced tour leader and a much sought after speaker on all periods of American history. He is the author of nine books including A History of Ironclads: the Power of Iron Over Wood. He is a consultant to the Mariners' Museum and serves of the boards of the Virginia Civil War Trails, Fort Monroe Area Authority and the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission Advisory Board. His most recent project is as screen writer for a four hour PBS special entitled "Pyrates of the Chesapeake" to be aired this spring.
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Great tour; John Quarstein is very knowledgable and highly entertaining. Look forward to other tours with him.

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