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Chippewa Square

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Address: Bull Street, Between Hull and Perry Streets, Savannah, GA
Phone Number: 9123513837
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Many historic attractions are located at this city square, which is named...

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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Haunted History of the Squares of Savannah

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Heart of the district

It's in the heart of it all. It's nice to walk through and do your Forrest Gump impersonations. I understand the movie producers put the bench there for the movie, and it wasn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Elizabeth A
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Inverness, Florida
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Inverness, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's in the heart of it all. It's nice to walk through and do your Forrest Gump impersonations. I understand the movie producers put the bench there for the movie, and it wasn't original to the park. I guess the City arranged to get a new bench for the square.

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Concord, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't think you can take your pic on the Forest Gump bench...it isn't there! Fun to see where it was filmed, but you won't recognize it.

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Thank MsReel
Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the square where Tom hanks sat in the movie Forrest Gump. A lovely place to see and take in the scenery

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Thank Lyn P
Lumberton, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where Forrest Gumps famous bench scene was filmed, but was very disappointed they put the bench in museum in town, did not even have a marker where it was filmed but a tour guide showed us. It is a nice historical stop or shady place to relax. Coffee shop on corner across street.

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Thank Debbie D
Maleny, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on our trolley car tour around the old town .We also went there on our walk around the squares.The squares are must visits.

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Thank GEEOZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like all the many squares spread around a 1 mile by 1 mile town... there is so much history to learn by just talking with the people who live there....spend time with the local people...it is worth it!!!

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Thank Mortyy
Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found it but no bench, was good to get a selfie there though and there is a good British pub very close by.

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Thank Suezy747
Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the more popular squares along Bull Street, this is a good place to do some people watching while enjoying the company of General Oglethorpe (please resist the temptation to climb on his pedestal.) Tour groups and school kids on field trips come to learn about history and others come to learn about the temporary nature of movie props.... More 

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Bucks County, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish Savannah would put a picnic bench in the square just like Forrest Gump sat on, however, the square is lovely nonetheless. A visit to this park will show the locals enjoying this gem of a square and the trees are absolutely beautiful. Savannah does a great job keeping up this square.

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Thank AllyBeeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liked sitting here to take a break while investigating the Squares of Savannah. And there is an excellent coffee shop just across the street!

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