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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 3 weeks ago

There are many lovely squares in Savannah, and it's easy to walk to all of them and enjoy the park-like setting each presents. Chippewa Square is famous as the location where primary scenes of the Forrest Gump movie was filmed - sadly, the famous bench...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VNKSmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a delightful square full of history and interesting facts from the past. It is good to sit in the park and enjoy the relaxation. Very well maintained park.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CHRISTINE M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the place because it is the square where Forrest Gump movie was shot. However, if you want to find any reference to the movie you will be disappointed. There are no signs, and the bench used in the movie is not actually there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gussch1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 January 6, 2019

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 December 31, 2018 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 December 30, 2018

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 December 29, 2018

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
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