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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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Savannah Trolley and Haunted History Tour Combo
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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
+1 912-351-3837
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Where the famous bench scene in Forrest Gump was set, the square looks untouched in history. Very cool spot to see from the trolley tours, and to get off and walk around.

Thank Michaela D
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

On and off Tour bus through town, on the 2nd time around we got off to walk though the squares and see more.

Thank Bento7777
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A must see if you are in the city for sightseeing. The shaded area of the square offers a respite from the scorching 90+ degree heat of the afternoon sun. Also a famous scene from Forrest Gump was filmed here.

Thank mdiet
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The bench scene from Forrest Gump was filmed here. Even without that occurring, the park is beautiful and the homes surrounding it are special.

Thank markfarner58
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful Square. We wanted to see where the bench scene in Forest Gump was filmed. Finally found the area. It was only roped off. No sign or anything. That was disappointing.

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Savannah is full of pretty squares and this one is also very pretty (and located next to some great hotels and restaurants) BUT the best reason to go is to see the location where they filmed the famous bus stop scene from Forest Gump. The...More

Thank JESMizzou
Reviewed 19 June 2017

WE walked through this several times, but one night we just stopped to relax for a bit. Though it was late, we felt perfectly safe.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Take a break during your stay in Savannah in the shade and enjoy the atmosphere. A genuine Southern experience.

Thank thomasmmc2
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I believe I was walking in circles - I did find another "square" but it wasn't "Chippewa"... And even if I did find it the "Forrest Gump" bench I hear is gone - So not a total loss...

Thank ihartsouthcarolina
Reviewed 6 June 2017

All the squares in Savannah are beautiful. This is the one that Forest Gump sits on in the movie, however, the bench has been moved to a museum in the city. The square is still a must when visiting Savannah.

Thank Robbin S
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Marianne S
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Response from Marsha H | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We didn't see beignets on the menu anywhere in Savannah. Sorry!