Pages related to: National Parks

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Quarter

August 13, 2019 - The Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Alabama commemorates the heroic actions and achievements of the famous Tuskegee Airmen. The term “Tuskegee Airmen” pertains to both men and women of diverse nationalities. They were composed of nearly 1,000 pilots and...

Weir Farm National Historic Site Quarter

August 13, 2019 - Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut includes a 60-acre cultural landscape consisting of 15 historic structures, including houses, barns, studios, and outbuildings. The landscape features bedrock outcrops, historic gardens, stone terraces, specimen trees, orchards, fields, miles of stone laid...

Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Quarter

August 13, 2019 - Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve is a living museum on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It possesses an archeological and historical heritage more than 2,000 years old that exists within a dynamic ecosystem, which supports threatened...

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarter

August 2, 2019 - The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Vermont is the only national park dedicated to telling the story of conservation history and the evolving nature of land stewardship in America. It was the boyhood home of George Perkins Marsh, one of...

National Park of American Samoa Quarter

September 11, 2019 - National Park of American Samoa is located some 2,600 miles southwest of Hawai’i and is one of the most remote in the U.S. National Park System. The site includes sections of three islands—Tutuila, Ta’ū, and Ofu. Almost all of the...

Latest America the Beautiful Quarter Honors San Antonio Missions

August 5, 2019 - By Office of Corporate Communications August 2, 2019 In this video, U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Joe Menna and artist Chris Costello discuss their work on the quarter honoring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. On Thursday, September 5, 2019, the...

U.S. Mint Launches Guam and Northern Mariana Islands Quarters

May 3, 2019 - By Office of Corporate Communications May 3, 2019 On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Mint released a quarter honoring the American Memorial Park in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). Later in the week, on May 3, 2019,...

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...