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Historian John Miles

John Miles is a retired USMC Lieutenant Colonel and former college professor who now writes and delivers lectures about historical topics to groups. In addition to his novel about Vikings coming to America, Magnus Saga Beyond Vinland, John is a multiple-time published author in professional journals and periodicals that cover history. These magazines include the Marine Corps Gazette, American frontiersman, The Highlander, Military History, Ireland’s Own, Scotland Magazine, and Military History Quarterly. He received his M.A. degree in Military Studies from American Military University and his B.A. degree in Anthropology with a minor in History from Texas A&M University.

Scandinavian Genealogy: William Fagerstrom

Bill Fagerstrom: • He is an amateur genealogist and has been doing genealogy for 35 years. • He is retired consulting engineer and currently an adjunct professor at U. of Delaware. • He is the current leader of the Maris Grove Genealogy Club and is the past President of the Swedish Genealogy Club of the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia, PA. • He has written 3 family histories; 1 about his mother’s family, 1 each about the families of his Swedish grandparents.