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Chippewa Square

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Address: Bull Street, Between Hull and Perry Streets, Savannah, GA
Phone Number: +1 912-351-3837
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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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Beautiful Square

This is where Forest Gump waited for the bus. The bench is not there, it's in the Savannah History Museum. As with all of Savannah squares, they are well kept, clean and safe.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is where Forest Gump waited for the bus. The bench is not there, it's in the Savannah History Museum. As with all of Savannah squares, they are well kept, clean and safe.

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Westfield, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the whole area and found this to be another great square. We knew it was where the scene from "Forrest Gump" was filmed, but didn't notice any particularly touristy markers. Another nice spot in the area, and with the notoriety of being a scene in a famous movie.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been many years since this film was released but people were questioning our guide if this was "the place". I love the historical squares of Savannah and it is sad this is all people seemed interested in here. Of course coming from "Hollywood" we expected plaques all over. Nice that Savannah resisted it.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is again so difficult to distinguish Squares in Savannah. They are all really great and Chippewa Square is no different. Yes, each Square has a story to tell. The preservation, the care, the beauty of the sculptures and grounds says a lot about Savannah as a City. It is a must see.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chippewa Square is one of the many beautiful ones. If you're looking for art students playing music or selling their artwork, or to catch snippets of history tours or just plain people watch, this is a great one. It's a good midpoint to the river and Forsyth Park, when walking along Bull Street.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chippewa was the most beautiful square we came across in Savannah. Very peaceful and offers great views of the charming surroundings.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A standard GPS app will take you right to where the bench scenes for Forest Gump was filmed. A lot of people search all over for the actual bench. But if you look closely at pics for the movie, you can see a rather odd platform where the bench is. It was only there for the movie. But the square... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of many beautiful squares in Savannah! Wear comfortable walking shoes, and you can get them all in within a couple of days (if you don't want to race walk!)

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Almonte, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Popular because of the Forrest Gump Movie, the Bench is gone and it's suppose to be in the museum, but that one is a replacement as well. Nice Square all the same.

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Crown Point, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

If you don't have time to visit all the 22 squares in Savannah, visit this one because this is where they filmed Forrest Gump eating his chocolates and talking to everyone.

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