The square itself was built in 1815 and was named after the 1814 victory of the Battle of Chippewa in Upper Canada where the British were defeated by American forces under the command of Major General Jacobs Jenning Brown. The square is anchored by at least two buildings of historical importance. One is the First Baptist Church, which was designed and built in 1833 with a later renovation in 1922. The other is the Philbrick-Eastman House, which was designed by Charles Cluskey in 1844. This home was owned and occupied by several prominent Savannah families, including the Hulls and the Barrows
In 2002 The Savannah Theater emerged once more as the #1 downtown entertainment venue due to the success of the talented cast and crew. Some of the more popular shows include, Return to the 50′s, Broadway on Bull Street, and A Christmas Tradition. The 2012 schedule features a variety of music, spanning a wide spectrum of genres. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8PM. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3PM. Call today! 912-233-7764. 222 Bull Street at Chippewa Square, Historic Downtown Savannah, GA.
The cemetery is located at 201 Abercorn Street at its intersection with Oglethorpe Avenue. It is open to pedestrians from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily and is a very popular site for local citizens and tourists. The park-like cemetery has been closed to interments since 1853 and is the oldest intact municipal cemetery in Savannah. Previously known as the Old Cemetery, Old Brick Graveyard, South Broad Street Cemetery or Christ Church Cemetery, the cemetery served as the primary public cemetery from 1750 to 1853.
The Inn at McDonough’s offers a choice of 4 luxury rooms located on Chippewa Square in the Landmark Historic District of Savannah, Georgia. Ultra-fine bedding with plush down comforter, LCD TV with DVD player, and a café table for two are featured. Each unit has a beautiful upgraded bathroom with large shower, in room coffee maker with coffee and condiments supplied. Wireless Internet is also available, perfect for the traveling business executive. Magnificent Chippewa Square is across the street with a monument of James Edward Oglethorpe watching over. The Savannah Theatre is next door with many venue opportunities for entertainment. Visit “Billy’s Place” for a fine dining experience or “McDonough’s” offering a breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. Walk the squares of Savannah, Georgia extremely easily. Colonial Park Cemetery is only 1 block away for trolley and ghost tour pickup.