Pages related to: Sacagawea

Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 - Why Thanksgiving? Many cultures and communities around the world set aside a day to give thanks. In the United States, the first Thanksgiving was in 1621 when the Puritans, later called Pilgrims, arrived in Massachusetts. Since they arrived in December,...

Sacagawea Golden Dollar Coin

May 22, 2017 - The Life of Sacagawea Sacagawea was the Shoshone Indian who assisted the historic Lewis and Clark expedition. Between 1804-1806, while still a teenager, she guided the adventurers from the Northern Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean and back. Her husband,...

2017 Native American $1 Coin

April 20, 2017 - The 2017 Native American $1 Coin commemorates Sequoyah, inventor of the Cherokee Syllabary. Introduction Sequoyah adapted writing to the Cherokee language by devising symbols for each syllable. His achievement is one of a handful of examples in world history regarding...

Bags and Rolls of 2008–Dated Golden Dollars Available April 28

April 24, 2008 - WASHINGTON — At 12:00 noon on April 28, 2008, collectors can begin purchasing 2008–dated Golden Dollar coins bearing the image of Sacagawea. The coins, available in bags and rolls, are of circulating quality and were struck on the main production...

Department Of The Treasury, United States Mint – Introductory Statement Of John P. Mitchell, Acting Director Of The United States Mint, For Presentation To The House Appropriations Subcommittee On Treasury, Postal Service, And General Government – April 11, 2000

April 11, 2000 - Mister Chairman, Congressman Hoyer, distinguished members of this committee — Everyone at the Mint thanks this committee for opportunity to discuss the most dynamic and profitable circulating coin program in a generation. The new dollar coin released in January —...