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Chippewa Square

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Address: Bull Street, Between Hull and Perry Streets, Savannah, GA
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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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Stroll with a Local through Savannah's Historic District

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A beautiful place to just sit and relax on a sunny day.

Plenty of benches...great 'people watching' area...plenty of 'pooch' sightings and petting opportunities...great place to just sit and relax a while...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dan J
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warner robins, United States
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warner robins, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plenty of benches...great 'people watching' area...plenty of 'pooch' sightings and petting opportunities...great place to just sit and relax a while...

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Savannah, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely way to spend a morning is to walk the squares of Savannah. Many stately homes and picture opportunities.

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Thank andrewinsavannah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the many beautiful and historic squares in Savannah. It of course is where they filmed the bench scene from Forrest Gump. You will not find the bench, but you will see the slab that the bench sat on. I believe it is at the North end of the square.

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Thank Conrad C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by this park on a food tour and the weather was great that day. There is a man that sits on a bench dressed as Forrest Gump and from a distance, he actually looks like the real Forrest Gump! This park is worth stopping by!

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Thank Julie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for photo ops but its a shame the bench that Forrest Gump sits on with his 'box of chocolates' was a prop and is not there

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Thank John O
Winter Springs, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is where they staged the bench for the movie but that bench is no longer there. However, we did see a man dressed like Forrest Gump with a box of chocolates. Not sure if he was proposing to his "Jenny" or what was going on. Made my trip that much more special!

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Thank Whitney J
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the many lovely squares throughout the city. This is where Tom Hanks filmed as Forrest Gump on a park bench (most of the movie) while telling his story. The bench is actually in The Smithsonian but I was able to find exactly where it was an match up the backgrounds. Such a pretty little space with a wonderful... More 

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Thank KristinC614
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Savannah is a beautiful city and designed to be easily walkable. There are many small squares throughout the historic district of the city surrounded by churches and museums.

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Thank KathyGibson
New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

We rented bikes from that city share and road all around Savannah and we had to stop at Chippewa Square because many of the locals told us this was the square that use to have the bench that was used in Forrest Gump the movie. Now the bench has been moved because too many people were trying to take pieces... More 

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Stoneville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

I think Chippewa Square is one of the prettiest squares in the historical district. It is pleasant to walk through and the homes are so pretty.

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