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John V. Quarstein Presents “History of Grog” to October 11 Fall Court

“The History of Grog” will be the topic at the October 11 Fall Court at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture to be presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus of the USS MONITOR Center at the Mariner’s Museum on Newport News. Use PayPal to register below. Or scroll to the bottom to download invitation and payment information.

“Mr. Quarstein’s extensive expertise in Virginia history includes seagoing activities and pirates of the colonial period and he will be speaking about the history and use of grog at our Fall meeting,” Governor Edward Dana Mitchell reports.

Quarstein directed the Center housed in the Mariner’s Museum in Newport News until his retirement in 2008. He is an author of nineteen books on maritime history and frequently lectures on the Civil War and writes for YouTube and a number of websites covering naval history.

The Society meeting will be held at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture beginning at 5:45 p.m. in the Thomas F. Farrell II Gallery with a Society business meeting. A reception featuring grog from Quarstein’s personal recipe will follow and the event will conclude with dinner and Quarlestein’s talk. Click here for the invitation and reply card (payments should be sent to Treasurer, P. O. Box 8614, Richmond, VA 23226).

John V. Quarstein Presents “History Of Grog” To October 11 Fall Court
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