This square is one of the most important sites for the film Forrest Gump. Unfortunately the bench is no longer there.
About Chippewa Square
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A great place to stroll, people watch, eat and drink. Enjoyed watched Rob throw pizzas in the air at Vinnie Van GOGO, he had mad skills!
We had out of town guests with us that are big Forrest Gump fans. When we got to the square, we were disappointed to see that there was no bench. Would it really be too much to put a replica there? Without the bench, there...More
The squares are one of the main reasons that Savannah is such a remarkable city - and Chippewa is one of the finest. Go sit and relax here for a couple of minutes.
Had to visit this Square as this is where Forrest Gump sat in the film. The actual bench is not there as it was a film prop and has been taken to the Museum. The bench was actually placed outside the square with the Statue...More
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
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
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.
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