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Chippewa Square

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The dimensions of Chippewa Square are the same as those of Johnson Square—one hundred and twenty feet wider than the other central squares—which results in smaller trust lots. Prior to the addition of the Oglethorpe Monument, a fountain (erected 1871) occupied the center of the square, flanked to the north and south by portrait bust monuments commemorating Savannah’s Civil War heroes, Major General Lafayette McLaws and Brigadier General [Colonel] Francis S. Bartow (1901–1902, G. J. Zolnay, sculptor), which were relocated to Forsyth Park (10.1) in 1909 when the fountain moved to Thomas Square.

Writing Credits

Robin B. Williams with David Gobel, Patrick Haughey, Daves Rossell, and Karl Schuler


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Robin B. Williams with David Gobel, Patrick Haughey, Daves Rossell, and Karl Schuler, "Chippewa Square", [Savannah, Georgia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Savannah, Robin B. Williams. With David Gobel, Patrick Haughey, Daves Rossell, and Karl Schuler. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016, 106-106.

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