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.
You've got mail
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 .