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Chatham Square

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Address: Savannah, GA
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A city square named for the Earl of Chatham, William Pitt.

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Very close to Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

So many of the Squares in Savannah that my husband and I saw on our own or on our Segway tour, are within a short walking distance of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist...worth... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Anne M
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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1,021 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

So many of the Squares in Savannah that my husband and I saw on our own or on our Segway tour, are within a short walking distance of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist...worth a stop especially at Christmas. Chatham Square is one of them, being one of the last 4 Squares in the city to be done. If... More 

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St. Johns, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We found this square on a tour. I loved it simplicity and peaceful feeling, it is a great stop for the trees and Spanish moss.

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Thank tedact
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

There's no fountains or giant statues to be seen here. What you will view is the scenery. Giant miss covered trees and shade. It's a bit off the route of traffic and a surprise to find.

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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Laid out in 1847 and then dedicated to honor of William Pitt, the first Earl of Chatham with the Square and County named for him. On Barnard and West Wayne Streets, the Square is outside the constant flow of pedestrian traffic on Bay and Bull Streets so is relatively hidden. It is truly a neighborhood park with a canopy of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Many of the other Squares have sculptures and fountains to draw you in. This one doesn’t need them. The fern and moss covered trees, compete with their twisted branches, allow one to forget they’re in a big city and take visitors away into a storybook forest. At the center, reminiscent of a colorful present, are several lovely flowering bushes. They... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This was one of my favorite squares in Savannah. It's more of a neighborhood square, and very quiet. Lushly treed and very shady. Not overrun with people. Fascinating architecture with the row houses surrounding it. Well worth it to stop buy and enjoy.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This is a lovely square with shade trees and nice to relax or walk through. Located at Barnard and Wayne Streets. The majority of the squares are centrally located so can walk and stroll through many which are a block or two apart.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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Reviewed 26 November 2011

We stayed on Chatham Square and this is a very nice out of the way square to sit and read a book.

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