National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
This exhibition surveys the dangers faced by the nation's postal workers, honors their individual acts of heroism, and celebrates the U.S. Postal Service's involvement in a program that distributes pictures of missing children to tens of millions of homes each week.
- a detonator used in a 1923 train robbery
- goggles worn by an early airmail pilot who died in a plane crash
- a mail sorting desk use by a letter carrier who served part of the World Trade Center
- a "Welcome Home" teddy bear that is given to every recovered child