Category Archives: Park or Site

American Memorial Park featured 47th in National Park Quarter series

Saipan (the most populated of the Northern Mariana Islands) is a tropical paradise located south of Japan. But during World War II, this island was the location of the most decisive conflict of the Pacific Theater – the Battle of Saipan. To gain an advantage over the Japanese, American soldiers invaded the island in June […]

Lowell National Historical Park featured on 46th National Park Quarter

Founded in the 1820s as a planned manufacturing center for textiles, Lowell, Massachusetts is located along the Merrimack River rapids, 25 miles northwest of Boston. The Lowell National Historical Park covers 137 acres where visitors can see the hydro dam and nearly six miles of canals that harnessed the river’s energy; the mills where cloth was produced; a boardinghouse […]