The United States Mint will hold its official launch ceremony for the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter on Tuesday, November 14, at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Event highlights include performances by the George Rogers Clark Fife and Drum Corps and Vogel Elementary School Choir. United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Frank Morris, designer of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter, will also attend. Ten-dollar rolls of newly minted George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarters will be available for exchange following the event.
Other individuals who will be present at the event are as follows:
- Dave Motl, Acting Deputy Director, United States Mint
- Suzanne Crouch, Lieutenant Governor, Indiana
- Tony Goben, Regional Director, for U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly
- Brenda Goff, District Director, for U.S. Senator Todd Young
- Carol Jones, District Director, for U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon
- Patricia Trap, Midwest Regional Deputy Director, National Park Service
- Frank Doughman, Superintendent, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
- Dan Ravellette, City Council Member, Vincennes, Indiana
The launch ceremony will take place at Riverfront Pavilion, 102 North 2nd Street, Vincennes, Indiana.
On Monday, November 13 (the evening before the ceremony), the Mint will host a coin forum at 6:00 p.m. ET at the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Visitor Center, 401 South 2nd Street, Vincennes, Indiana. The coin forum is an opportunity for the public to learn about upcoming coin programs and initiatives, and express their views about future coinage.
The George Rogers Clark quarter is the 40th issue in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, and the final ATB issue of 2017. The Mint will open sales for bags and rolls of the coins on November 13 at noon.