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2011 Glacier National Park Uncirculated Quarter

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“The United States Mint will join National Park Service officials Wednesday, April 13 to launch the seventh coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program honoring Glacier National Park.  The ceremony will take place at Columbia Falls High School in Columbia Falls, Montana, at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time (MT).  Following the ceremony, there will be a coin exchange where the public can swap their currency for $10 rolls of the new Glacier National Park quarters.”

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

April 10, 2011 at 4:10 am

Montana’s Glacier National Park | Two-roll Set or 100-coin bag

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The U.S. Mint is now offering the Montana Glacier National Park two-roll sets and 100 coin bags.  The 2011 America the Beautiful Quarter Program is honoring our national parks and other national sites that make our country the amazing place it is.  I know there are many roll and bag collectors our there and now is the time to make sure you keep your collection whole.

Photo: U.S. Mint

Written by Robert L. Wilson

April 9, 2011 at 4:09 am

Custer’s Last Flag

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The flag that went into battle 134 years ago with General George Armstrong Custer sold for $2.2 million at a Sotheby’s auction this week.  This was the Generals final battle, as he and all his 200 soldiers were killed by  thousands of Lakota and Northern Cheyenne Warriors.  What a piece of history this is!  The battle was fought at Little Bighorn in Montana, I was taken to this battlefield by my Father, who was an American history fanatic.  This battle was part of the United States Government’s 1876-77 campaign to retake the Black Hills after gold was discovered there in 1874.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 14, 2010 at 8:08 am


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