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The Awakening, National Harbor

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  • The Awakening Sculpture use to reside in Haines Point, Washington DC. Before it was sold to National Harbor. When I lived in DC I would visit this sculpture once a year. I loved watching the kids reac...  more »
  • Some people have told me this is spiritual but it just felt to me that it was a person drowning in quicksand. I guess it's one of those you either see the glass half full or half empty. I think it is ...  more »
  • This is something you have to look for as it is on a small beach in the middle of the commercial area. We almost did not see it. I remember when it was in the middle of the Potomac River in the 1980s....  more »
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  • Very cool! Everything here is great! It's right on the water with tons to do and so many shops! Parking is reasonable and the shops aren't bad at all. Bought a shirt and hat for my daughter in the peeps store and it was like $15 plus it was just a very fun store!
  • The sculpture is so cool. I have been meaning to check it out, but never had the chance. So now I finally did! Glad I stopped by. Worth stopping. The area got a lot more of statues, especially of the people from the mid 20th century.
  • The sculpture is very cool. Kids love to play on the pieces, while adults take photos or sit and relax.
  • Used to see this at Hanes Point as a child, had totally forgotten about it. Was a nice surprise.
  • Nice piece of artwork right on the river. Definitely worth checking out in person!

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