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Chippewa Square

Bull Street, Between Hull Street and Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-351-3837
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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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“park bench” (18 reviews)
Bull Street, Between Hull Street and Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Cute...nice place to see for its movie history background..no different than only of the other 19 squares in the city

Reviewed 3 October 2017

You must dine at Vic's on the River - 5-star....absolutely the best! Very pleasant staff. Be sure to call for reservation. Favorite restaurant for locals & visitors. Fantastic wine selection. Food was out of this world. We had a party of 15 and everything at...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

There are so many squares in the historic district of Savannah, and all of them are beautiful. I recommend taking the time to learn the history behind each square. All have plaques to describe the history of the square, and most have statues. The museum...More

Thank JBinengland
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My first stop at this square was during the Old Savannah hop on / hop off tour. Pretty park! We met Mr. Gump himself and conversed with him for a while. It was a gorgeous green day in Savannah, and it was a pleasure sharing...More

Thank mitchjanvier
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a beautiful park. A good place to sit and rest, watch the squirrels and look at the trees. It is also where Tom Hanks sat for Forrest Gump.

Thank dwhitsel2
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What trip to Savannah would be complete if you didn't go to this square? You won't find the bus stop anymore where Forest Gump sits, but the park hasn't changed and is only 2 blocks away from the cafe where Jenny also works in the...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Although this is where the scene of Forrest on the park bench was filmed, there is nothing here that commemorates the occasion and nothing there resembling the original bench. That said it is still a picturesque place to visit and photograph.

Thank mike p
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Had a great time scouting the area to find the spot where Forrest Gump waited for the bus while he told strangers of his life story. Though the Bench replica is in the Savannah History Museum, the spot is much better attraction than the lonely...More

Thank Rainbow S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Savannah is known for it's historic squares. Being a fan of Forrest Gump, I just had to stop at this one. No, there is no bench in the spot he sat in the film but there are other benches around.. I knew not to expect...More

Thank lilliem6
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Beautiful square one of many. Good people watching place. Seats to sit on. Great southern charm. In the historic district.

Thank sar8158
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