Posts Categorized : Chippewa Square

The Oglethorpe Statue in Savannah at Sunrise

The Oglethorpe Statue in Chippewa Square Chippewa Square is one of the most visited Squares in all of Historic Savannah. Between the beautiful homes, the Savannah Theatre, the General Oglethorpe Monument, Forrest Gump fans, Chippewa Square has a lot to draw people in. In Chippewa Square stands General Oglethorpe, in all of his bronze glory.…

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Lions in Chippewa Square

Lions in Chippewa Square Located in Chippewa Square, in Savannah, is the General Oglethorpe Statue, honoring General James Oglethorpe, the founder of Savannah. While Mr. Oglethorpe may get the lion’s share of attention (get it? ha) on the monument, there are four interesting lions sculpted into the monument. Each lion is slightly different. When you’re…

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Meet General Oglethorpe

General Oglethorpe Statue in Savannah Georgia In Chippewa Square, downtown Savannah Georgia, is the statue to General Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia and Savannah. It is a great subject for photographing in Savannah. Way back in 1733 he landed near River Street in Savannah and went about his merry way establishing the city…

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The Historic Savannah Theatre

The Historic Savannah Theatre Sitting on Chippewa Square is the Historic Savannah Theatre, the oldest continually operating theatre in America. The Historic Savannah Theatre dates all the way back to 1818. The night it opened ‘Soldier’s Daughter’ and ‘Raising the Wind’ played to a packed house. Since the early days the Savannah Theatre has change…

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The Oglethorpe Statue at Sunrise

Chippewa Square at Sunrise I decided to head to downtown Savannah and get some photographs at sunrise. My first stop was Chippewa Square and the General Oglethorpe State. While my guess about the position of the sun was a little off ( I thought it would rise more behind the monument), the photographs still turned…

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The Oglethorpe Statue in Chippewa Square

The Oglethorpe Monument in Chippewa Square So, this photograph is of the James Oglethorpe Statue located in Chippewa Square. James Oglethorpe was born on December 22nd, 1696 in England. He is credited with establishing the colony of Georgia. He also founded the city of Savannah in 1733. If you would like to read more about…

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