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A portrait of George Washington, painted by Charles Willson Peale between 1780 and 1782, is displayed among other works from the Colonial period at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark. The museum, set to open Friday, will display about 440 works of art. Sections of the museum sit amid a tree-lined ravine in Bentonville, Ark. The museum is a 10-minute walk through the woods from Bentonville's downtown square, on 120 acres owned by the Walton family. (Associated Press)

A portrait of George Washington, painted by Charles Willson Peale between 1780 and 1782, is displayed among other works from the Colonial period at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark. The museum, set to open Friday, will display about 440 works of art. Sections of the museum sit amid a tree-lined ravine in Bentonville, Ark. The museum is a 10-minute walk through the woods from Bentonville's downtown square, on 120 acres owned by the Walton family. (Associated Press)

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