Fox Found at Chickasaw National Recreation Area Tested Positive for Rabies
During the week of June 10, park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area caught and euthanized a sick fox that subsequently tested for disease, and found to be infected with the rabies. More »
United States Mint Releases Designs for 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coins
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
The Chickasaw National Recreation Area quarter design depicts the
“Those of us at Chickasaw National Recreation Area are extremely pleased with the cooperation received from the United States Mint in finalizing the design of this coin,” commented park Superintendent Bruce Noble. “We believe this
Each coin in the
The United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program is a multi-year initiative authorized by the America's Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008 (Act) (Public Law 110-456). The Act directs the United States Mint to mint and issue 56 circulating quarter-dollar coins with reverse designs emblematic of a national park or other national site in each state, the
The United States Mint issued the first five coins in the program this year, with reverse designs honoring the Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas), Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming), Yosemite National Park (California), Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) and Mount Hood National Forest (Oregon).
Digital images of the 2011
The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.
Did You Know?
In 1906 surveyors documented 32 freshwater and mineral springs in the Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area. Of those historic springs, only five have measurable flows today. More...