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PHOTOS: Unveiling the White Mountain quarter

  • The crowd says the Pledge of Allegiance at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre before the United States Mint unveils their newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington; Thursday, February 21, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

    The crowd says the Pledge of Allegiance at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre before the United States Mint unveils their newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington; Thursday, February 21, 2013.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

  • Governor Maggie Hassan addresses the crowd at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre for the unveiling of the United States Mint's newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington ; Wednesday, February 20, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

    Governor Maggie Hassan addresses the crowd at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre for the unveiling of the United States Mint's newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington ; Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

  • Ben Conant and Keith Testa, the Concord Monitor's Insiders. <br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

    Ben Conant and Keith Testa, the Concord Monitor's Insiders.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

  • Ben Conant and Keith Testa, the Concord Monitor's Insiders. <br/><br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff))

    Ben Conant and Keith Testa, the Concord Monitor's Insiders.


    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff))

  • The United States Mints unveils their newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre; Wednesday, February 20, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

    The United States Mints unveils their newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre; Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)

  • Dean Michener of the New Hampshire School Boards Association speaks against a bill to allow teachers to use guns in schools, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    Dean Michener of the New Hampshire School Boards Association speaks against a bill to allow teachers to use guns in schools, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

  • The crowd says the Pledge of Allegiance at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre before the United States Mint unveils their newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington; Thursday, February 21, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)
  • Governor Maggie Hassan addresses the crowd at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre for the unveiling of the United States Mint's newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington ; Wednesday, February 20, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)
  • Ben Conant and Keith Testa, the Concord Monitor's Insiders. <br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)
  • Ben Conant and Keith Testa, the Concord Monitor's Insiders. <br/><br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff))
  • The United States Mints unveils their newest America The Beautiful quarter celebrating the White Mountain National Forest and featuring an image of Mt. Chocoura opposite George Washington at Plymouth State University's Hanaway Theatre; Wednesday, February 20, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor Staff)
  • Dean Michener of the New Hampshire School Boards Association speaks against a bill to allow teachers to use guns in schools, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Plymouth State University’s Hanaway Theatre played host to the unveiling ceremony of the U.S. Mint’s new “America the Beautiful” quarter series yesterday. The quarter, the first in the “America the Beautiful” series, celebrates the White Mountain National Forest and features an image of Mount Chocorua.

Above: Gov. Maggie Hassan addresses the crowd at Hanaway Theatre. A model of the new coin adorns the lectern.

Left: Audience members rise for the Pledge of Allegiance before the ceremony.

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