Pages related to: National Parks

Yellowstone National Park Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Yellowstone National Park quarter is the second of 2010 and the second overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. First established as a national site on March 1, 1872 (17 Stat. 32), Yellowstone National Park is home to...

Mount Hood National Forest Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Mount Hood National Forest quarter is the fifth of 2010 and the fifth overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Located 20 miles east of Portland, Oregon, which lies in the northern part of the Willamette River Valley,...

Hot Springs National Park Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Hot Springs National Park quarter is the first of 2010 and the first overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Hot Springs National Park, destination of the Dunbar-Hunter Expedition sent by President Thomas Jefferson in 1804, features prehistoric...

Grand Canyon National Park Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Grand Canyon National Park quarter is the fourth of 2010 and the fourth overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. A powerful and inspiring landscape, the Grand Canyon overwhelms the senses through its immense size of the 277...

Harpers Ferry Quarter Stands Its Ground

September 6, 2016 - By Office of Corporate Communications June 15, 2016 Near the confluence of two rivers, two bedrocks in government, the United States Mint and the National Park Service, celebrated the June 8 release of the Harpers Ferry quarter—the 33rd coin in...

America the Beautiful Quarters® Program

August 14, 2018 - About the Program America the Beautiful Quarters Site and Design Selection Process Silver Bullion Quarters Additional Resources About the Program In 2010, the United States Mint began issuing 56 quarter-dollar coins featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites...

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter Launch

September 7, 2016 - By Office of Corporate Communications April 27, 2016 Hundreds of historical re-enactors and a large cadre of National Park Service (NPS) rangers converged on the grounds of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park April 9th – 11th for An American Memoir:...

2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins

April 17, 2017 - By Office of Corporate Communications April 13, 2016 The 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Act (public law 113-291) was signed into law December 19, 2014, directing the United States Mint to strike and issue commemorative coins honoring the...

Designs Unveiled for 2016 Commemorative Coin Programs

April 17, 2017 - by Office of Corporate Communications January 6, 2016 The eagerly anticipated commemorative coin designs for 2016 were officially unveiled at two ceremonies in November. Designs for the Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Program were unveiled at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home...

Saratoga Celebrates Its New Quarter

September 6, 2016 - By Office of Corporate Communications November 25, 2015 The small town of Schuylerville, New York, hosted the fifth and final America the Beautiful quarter launch of 2015 on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The ceremonial launch of the Saratoga National Historical Park...