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By Alabama NewsCenter Staff
Tuskegee residents and other Alabamians may make the case that the U.S. Mint saved the best for last.
The mint on Monday released the 2021 America the Beautiful Quarter honoring the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. This is the final of 56 quarters depicting national parks and other national sites issued in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program that launched in 2010.
“It is fitting that such a significant historic site will complete this successful coin program,” Mint Director David J. Ryder said in a news release. “The Mint is proud to honor the men and women who overcame segregation and prejudice to become one of the most highly respected fighter groups of World War II.”
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