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Chippewa Square

Bull Street, Between Hull Street and Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-351-3837
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Many historic attractions are located at this city square, which is named for the Battle of Chippewa in the War of 1812.
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  • Average12%
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Bull Street, Between Hull Street and Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-351-3837
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr Mayor , if your intention of putting the Forest Gump (FG)bench in the museum is to encourage people to visit the museum, you should at the least put a replica of the bench for the true believers of Forrest Gump to pay homage !...More

Thank Highadventurer
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a resident, I walk through this square on a weekly basis. A statue of the founder of Savannah "General Oglethorpe" is in the center of the square. It is the newest statue of the Bull Street squares. It replaced two Confederate Army busts, which...More

Thank Brent720
Reviewed 1 week ago

Come see where scenes of the movie Forrest Gump were filmed. The bench scene was filmed on this spot. Lovely place to sit and while away the hours people watching.

Thank Jojocola
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole of Savannah has been used in many different films, this square is famous for its association with Forrest Gump and the bench scene. The square has spaces to sit and reflect and it is a great place to spend time

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of Savannah's famous squares (all of them lovely). This was the place Forest Gump sat waiting for a bus. We had hoped to have our picture taken on the famous bench. Unfortunately it is no longer there. It has been removed and placed in...More

Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 7 November 2017

BeThe squares in Savannah are not to be missed especially as this was my favorite! We stopped by during our self-guided tour and read all of the plaques and tried our best to enjoy the historic energy of this beautiful square. Got some great photos...More

Thank Kristen H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Chippewa Square is quite popular by locals who come and sit and enjoy the scene. It is also very popular tourist spot because it was the sight of the scene in the movie Forest Gump and tourists come to visit the square to look...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This area is another one of Savannah’s squares and it’s lovely to take in the history and just enjoy. Beautiful area for photos and relaxing.

Thank Joann K
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Forest Gumps bench is no longer here, but this is the square the movie took place and Forest sat waiting for the bus. Which in itself was interesting they had to change the traffic pattern on the street to have him picked up on the...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Chippewa is one of the many beautiful squares in Savannah. Perhaps more famous because it's where the site of the bench scenes in the movie... sadly, however, the bench is no longer. Still a nice park though!

Thank lpdutil
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