Tag Archives: National Park Quarters

War in the Pacific National Historical Park featured 48th in National Park Quarter series

Just days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces seized the U.S.-held Pacific island of Guam. It remained a strategic military point throughout World War II, until American forces reclaimed the island in 1944. Today, a total of seven sites around the island make up this National Historical Park. These areas stand together as […]

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 […]

New commemorative quarters to be minted from 2010‑2021

National Park Quarters honor revered sites and locations An exciting new 12-year coin series from the United States Mint is celebrating America’s most cherished and significant natural and historical places. The new commemorative quarter series will honor a national park or other national site in each of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, […]