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The Bachman-Wilson House: On the Road

HOLIDAY HOURS: Crystal Bridges will close early at 2 p.m. on December 24 (Christmas Eve) and be closed December 25 (Christmas Day).

HORARIO POR DÍAS FESTIVOS: Crystal Bridges cerrará a las 2:00 p.m. el 24 de diciembre (Nochebuena) y permanecerá cerrado el 25 de diciembre (Navidad).

One container holding fragile components—doors, fixtures, and furniture—will be shipped to Northwest Arkansas by truck. The other container will be traveling via intermodal transportation—a fast and secure shipping method which utilizes both trucks and trains.

Intermodal Liveload Photo provided by J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.

Intermodal Liveload Photo provided by J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.

Arkansas-based J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. has donated its services to transport the Bachman-Wilson House to Bentonville.

“We are honored to be a part of such a monumental effort to save one of America’s truly iconic structures,” said John Roberts, President and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. “We are pleased the house will settle within our area’s natural beauty and provide such valuable educational opportunities.”

The containers are scheduled to arrive in the area next week, at which time, site preparation and assembly will commence. The Museum’s goal is to have the Bachman-Wilson House completely reconstructed in early 2015.