Chippewa Square, Savannah - 360 Tour

Located at Bull and McDonough Streets in Savannah, Chippewa Square was designed in 1815 and named to commemorate the Battle of Chippewa in the War of 1812. In this 360 tour, see the bronze statue of the colony's founder, General James Edward Oglethorpe, who faces south protecting Savannah from the Spanish in Florida. Located on the square is the First Baptist Church, the Savannah Theatre and the Eastman-Stoddard House. Also known as Forrest Gump Square, the bus stop scenes from the Oscar-winning motion picture were filmed on the north end of the square.

Nearby sites include:

Telfair Museums, Savannah

Forsyth Park, Savannah

River Street District, Savannah

Published: August 2014