'Mail Call' at the Park City Museum

Published June 4, 2013 1:51 pm
Artifacts • New exhibit examines history of military parcel and postage.
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For most military personnel throughout the world, the most important words in their lives were "mail call."

That's when those on the battlefront received letters and packages from their families.

A new traveling exhibit organized and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service examines the history of America's military postal system. It shows how, even in today's era of instant communication, troops overseas continue to treasure mail delivered from home.

"Mail Call" is on display at the Park City Museum through Oct. 20.

Read more at: http://www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_23339786/get-mail-call-fix-at-park-city-museum

You've got mail

"Mail Call"

Where • Park City Museum, 528 Main St., Park City

Where • Through Sunday, Oct. 20.

Hours • Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.

Admission • Adults, $10; students, senior citizens and the military, $8; youths 7-17, $5; children 6 and younger, free.

Details • parkcityhistory.org or nea.gov/national/bluestarmuseums .

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