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Block Island Quarter Soars into Circulation

November 20, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn November 20, 2018 The ceremonial launch of the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter took place on November 15, 2018, at that the Kettle Pond Visitor Center in Charlestown, RI. A crowd of 325 gathered for the...

Cumberland Island Quarter Makes a Splash in Georgia

September 26, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn September 3, 2018 People flocked to Camden County High School auditorium in Kingsland, GA, on August 30, 2018, where the Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter made its ceremonial debut to the public. The event marks the 44th...

Lowell National Historical Park Quarter

November 15, 2018 - Lowell National Historical Park preserves and interprets the role of Lowell, MA, in the Industrial Revolution, archiving the history of the human story in addition to the industry processes and cultural environment of the time. The era was also defined...

War in the Pacific National Historical Park Quarter

November 15, 2018 - The westernmost park of all the National Park Service sites, Guam’s War in the Pacific National Historical Park honors the bravery, courage, and sacrifice of those participating in the campaigns of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The park...

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Quarter

November 15, 2018 - The San Antonio Missions were among the largest concentrations of Spanish missions in North America, established in the 1700s, and helped create the foundation for the City of San Antonio, TX. The construction of aqueducts and irrigation canals (acequias) brought...

Voyageurs National Park Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park was established in 1971 “to preserve . . . the outstanding scenery, geological conditions, and waterway system” inherent to the park, which protects 218,054 acres, including 84,000 acres of water. It consists of miles of undeveloped...

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Established in 1966 as our first national lakeshore, Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a narrow strip of a park that hugs the Lake Superior coast for more than 40 miles. The shoreline consists of 200-foot-high colorful sandstone cliffs, numerous...