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Outside the original Walton’s 5&10 in Bentonville, Arkansas
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The first Walmart (named Walton’s 5&10) opened in 1950 on Bentonville’s Main Street; today, it’s home to the Walmart Museum, which sells old-time toys and souvenirs and houses an ice cream counter.

View of Thaden Field, Bentonville’s airport and also a community gathering place, named for Louise McPhetridge Thaden
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Bentonville was the birthplace and hometown of aviation pioneer Louise McPhetridge Thaden. Among her flying records, in 1936, Thaden became the first female pilot to win the Bendix Trophy Race, a point-to-point transcontinental aeronautical race.

Turquoise Reeds and Ozark Fiori by Dale Chihuly at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas
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In 2019, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art acquired five pieces from its 2017 exhibition, Chihuly: In the Gallery + In the Forest. The artworks, created by Dale Chihuly, are installed throughout the museum and grounds, including "Turquoise Reeds and Ozark Fiori."