Quarter released celebrating Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

An America the Beautiful Quarter featuring the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was released Wednesday (Photo courtesy of Debbie Stabenow).

MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- Keep an eye on your loose change, a new Michigan quarter could be in the mix.

Wednesday, the newest 'America the Beautiful' quarter was released and it features the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

A ceremony was held at Mather Elementary School in Munising Wednesday morning for the release.

National and State officials were at the event as well as Paul Balan, the designer of the quarter.

Peoples State Bank of Munising sponsored the event and has the quarters available for exchange.

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow was at the United States Mint in Washington D.C. for another release event.

The Pictured Rock quarter is the 41st quarter released in the 'American the Beautiful' Program, a 12-year program that honors 56 National Parks and Lakeshores.

Each new quarter is released in the order the national sites were established.



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