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Women’s History Month

May 31, 2018 - Why Women’s History Month? Throughout history, women have made major contributions to society, but their work was not always recognized and rewarded in the same way as the contributions of men. Women’s history was not a well-studied field before the...

Presidents’ Day

May 31, 2018 - Why Presidents’ Day? The history of Presidents’ Day can be traced back to the late 1700s. People began celebrating George Washington’s Birthday (February 22) while he was still president. About a hundred years later, his birthday became a federal holiday....

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

May 31, 2018 - Who was Dr. King? Martin Luther King, Jr. (born in 1929) was a leader in American civil rights for 13 years. Through nonviolent protest, he helped to promote racial equality in the United States from December 1955 until his assassination...

Holiday Coins

March 8, 2018 - by Brian Martin December 22, 2017 Around the world each year, people celebrate the holidays with a variety of different gift-giving traditions, several of which involve coins. The practice of putting gifts in a stocking, for example, dates back 1,700...

Mint and NPS Pay Homage to Final Quarter of 2017

December 18, 2017 - by Jill Westeyn November 27, 2017 The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Quarter, the 40th coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, made its debut Nov. 14 in historic Vincennes, Indiana, at the Riverfront Pavilion. David Motl, Acting...

America the Beautiful Quarters Day in the Classroom Activities

September 27, 2017 - Try these fun activities to bring the excitement of America the Beautiful Quarters Day right into your classroom! Be your own travel agent! Using the Internet, schedule a trip to your favorite national site. Price airline tickets, choose your lodging,...

DC and U.S. Territories Quarters Program Lesson Plans

September 27, 2017 - The 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program brings the District and territories to this popular circulating coin. Designed by teachers for teachers, each lesson plan includes everything you will need to create stimulating learning experiences for your...

50 State Quarters Classroom Activities

September 28, 2017 - Try these fun activities to bring the excitement of State Quarter Day right into your classroom! Explore your mottos with your students through coins. Give each of your students a penny to examine for its traits. When they mention the...

Medal Programs Lesson Plans

September 27, 2017 - The United States Mint produces a variety of national medals to commemorate significant historical events or sites and to honor those whose superior deeds and achievements have enriched U.S. history or the world. Some of these are bronze duplicates of...

Lincoln Bicentennial One Cent Program Lesson Plans

September 29, 2017 - The lesson plans below are free. These lesson plans are provided solely for teaching purposes. They may not be commercially distributed or distributed as a premium. To find out more about this coin, check out the United States Mint H.I.P....