New quarter features Block Island wildlife refuge

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The U.S. Mint announced that a new quarter in a series highlighting national parks will feature the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge.

The quarter is scheduled to be released on Nov. 15 at the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Charlestown.

The Mint said the Block Island quarter is the 45th in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, which honors 56 national parks and sites.

The quarters will be released in the order in which the sites were established.

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