Wisconsin Commemorative Quarter

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Early Exploration Quarter

Early Exploration Quarter

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Wisconsin's waterways were instrumental during the era of exploration by providing avenues for travel and points of contact for early cultural exchange and commerce. The first people to explore and settle in Wisconsin were tribes of Native Americans. Later explorers traveled our rivers meeting, interacting and trading with the Native Americans. The results of this early cultural interaction are still evident today in the names of many Wisconsin places, a permanent reminder of our cultural diversity.

Scenic Wisconsin Quarter

Scenic Wisconsin Quarter

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The natural beauty and resources in Wisconsin rival those of any other place in the world. Waterways, which Wisconsin has in abundance, are a key resource for both rural and urban areas. Quiet lakes and streams typify the northern part of our state while major rivers, which have played a key role in the commerce of the state, flow through the heart of Wisconsin. From LaCrosse to the Wisconsin Dells, the state's glacial and geologic history is evident. The natural resources of Wisconsin make it the home to many varieties of wildlife including the Whitetail and the Muskie.

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