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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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Bull Street, Between Hull Street and Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed yesterday

Visiting all the squares possible when touring. This one will NOT disappoint! Just beautiful There was a musician there playing a lovely violin. Peaceful and perfectly maintained!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank s w
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is park is a must visit, only because it’s the location where Forest Gump has the chocolates. Tons of people go here just for that. Almost all the parks in Savanna look the same by the way. Parking is tough (everywhere) but the best...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Buck M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Another of the beautiful squares located in Savannah. Lots of benches to sit and relax while enjoying the sites & sounds of Savannah. This was one of the first we seen while walking to the river.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BamaGal83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our B & B was on Chippewa Square so access was easy! The square is beautiful, as are most squares in Savannah. It is famous for the park bench scene in "Forrest Gump". Lots of trees with Spanish Moss, carefully tended gardens and feeling of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KaylaD428
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park bench from the movie is here and we met Forrest Gump on the trolley ride. He hopped on the bus and told us stories. It was so unexpected!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank techgmu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square is where they filmed the famous bench/box of chocolates scene in the movie. The "Old Savannah Tours" Trolley has actors at many of their stops. At this stop is Forrest Gump.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

True...it's most famous for a visitor (Forrest Gump), but you will not find the bench here (it's at the Savannah History Museum). This was our first trip to Savannah, thus I was disappointed to find that many icons that were once public are now housed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is small and comfy. It is most central in the distirct with access from the river and all the other squares. There is art, a monument, music and lots of beautiful surrounding sites.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank K6430YUkeng
Reviewed December 1, 2018

This is the place where his bench was located in the movie, and where he sat while the famous “ feather” floated down to him. Beautiful park, serene, very peaceful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chrissyb622
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The famous scene in Forrest Gump was filmed here, but the bench is no longer here. That said, it's a nice little park, in a city filled with these squares/parks. Creates a nice little community vibe around the square with local shops nearby

Date of experience: November 2018
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