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Address: Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone Number: 7574742825
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A replica of The Homecoming statue can be found in Norfolk's Town Point...

A replica of The Homecoming statue can be found in Norfolk's Town Point Park. Norfolk is considered the Navy's "hometown," and the city is a perfect place for a Homecoming statue to reside. The statue was placed in Town Point Park on October 14, 2000 in honor of Navy families.

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great art wprl

beautiful work. on one side you can only see the couple embracing, but on the other side , the little boy is apparent too, great, simple.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Watchung, New Jersey
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Watchung, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful work. on one side you can only see the couple embracing, but on the other side , the little boy is apparent too, great, simple.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We saw this while walking along the riverfront. It was a lovely statute and memorial. It is a nice piece of public art.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

If you are in Downtown Norfolk this sculpture is worth seeing. However, if you look a little northwest towards the Half Moon Center you will see a large flagpole. Go there and visit the Armed Forces Memorial. A real find.

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This statue is in a park that borders the harbor area. Very enjoyable walk and you get to see (in the distance) many Navy ships.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Although not really a destination in itself, I love this sculpture. It is a beautiful tribute to the military families and I love the movement in the piece. Make sure to stop by if you go visit Nauticus and the U.S.S. Wisconsin or while enjoying a walk around Town Point Park and the riverfront.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Located in Town Point Park is a tribute to those who are most often overlooked...those who remain on the home front while their husband, father, son, boyfriend...is deployed overseas. It is powerful in its simplicity and touching in its grace. You can feel the emotion that comes forth when the sailor returns from the sea. A simple yet fitting memorial... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

just like the lone sailor statue at Nauticus, this statue reflects the Navy life really is, the joy of coming back home and embrace the family after an 8 or 9 months deployment, it is very rewarding and a nice feeling to hug the loved ones. It brings back plenty of memories as I am a retire NAVY PO.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Downtown Norfolk has so much to see and do. This area is especially great as there is so much in honor of our Navy. Visit Nauticus and stroll the surrounding areas for wonderful statues, the pagoda and gardens and Town Point Park. Have lunch at Freemason Abbey. Also, the Chrysler Museum is must see in Downtown!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

You can find this statue called The Homecoming in Town Point Park. Norfolk, Virginia is the home of the largest Navy base in the world. Yes, not the USA, but the entire world. There are many monuments and memorials in Norfolk at the Navy base and in the Norfolk harbor area. This is one of my favorites.

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