U.S. Mint holds Everglades National Park quarter dollar launch ceremony

Twitter users could follow along as the Mint posted pictures and updates
By , Coin World
Published : 12/04/14
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The U.S. Mint held a launch ceremony for its latest America the Beautiful quarter, which honors Everglades National Park, Thursday in Homestead, Fla. 

According to Mint spokesperson Michael White, more than 1,000 people attended the cermony, 700 of which were schoolchildren, and $21,000 in quarters were exchanged. 

With the Mint, and others, tweeting out and posting pictures and status updates live from the event throughout the day Thursday, Coin World gathered the most interesting ones and put them in the Storify story below. 

If you were at the ceremony and have any pictures or experiences you want to share, tweet them to @CoinWorld.

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