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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 1 week ago

This is the square where the bench scenes in Forrest Gump were filmed. There are no benches here. They were brought in by the production company. But if you walk through the park and read all the signs and use your phone to look up...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank fastbugtlr
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was supprisingly difficult to figure out where to go for the "Forest Gump" photo Op, but this is the right park, but the bench he spent 90% of the movie on, DOESN'T EXIST! ...my hole life is a lie...

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 324chipa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park has the historic aspect, a monument and plenty of sitting areas. Lovely shade from the old trees. This is also the park where Forrest Gump sat on the bench waiting for a bus in the movie.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alyson M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really cool to be there.. it felt you were in the movie. It's really not much to talk about other than the fact that you're standing in probably one of the most famous parks in the world that so few people have visited... you never...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tmh_longisland
Reviewed September 15, 2019

I had to visit just like everyone else to sit in the park made famous by the movie! It's beautiful. The actual bench from the movie has been removed due to vandalism however there are several benches around the perimeter where you can sit and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Texasirishblonde
Reviewed August 23, 2019

This is my favorite square in Savannah. In my experience, Chippewa is one of the more quiet squares. I spent many afternoons and evenings sitting and reading in the square. If you're lucky, you might even run into someone who portrays Forest Gump! (He stays...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jackie6202015
Reviewed August 22, 2019

We took a map and walked from Square to Square covering them all. They are all very similar but very different with monuments, and other additions. Relaxing. Recommend seeing them all.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cruiselover1963
Reviewed August 19, 2019

Nice square in the historic area. This was the park where Forrest Gump was filmed on the bench which now has been moved to the Savannah History Museum

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Benzman79
Reviewed August 16, 2019

This Square was close to our hotel and and we waited Forrest Gump waited with is to chat to us on the trolley tour In character the whole time. His bench in the movie was in this square but has since been removed. A lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sandra P
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Beautiful and very peaceful square in downtown Savannah. The Squares offer a little something for a history enthusiast!

Date of experience: March 2019
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