Filming location in Forrest Gump

Filming Location
Forrest Gump’s House

Throughout “Forrest Gump”, the house stands as a testament to the many phases of Forrest’s life – from childhood memories to adult challenges and joys. This emblematic site is located in the USA, more precisely in Yemassee, South Carolina, a charming town nestled in the Lowcountry. To uncover the rich details of this iconic filming location, readers are invited to continue or utilize the map pin icon in the navigation.

“Did you hear what I said, Forrest? You’re the same as everybody else. You are no different.”

Mrs. Gump

Where was Forrest Gump’s House filmed?

Forrest’s life, with all its pivotal moments, heartbreaks, and jubilations, revolved around the house set in Bluff Plantation, located on State Rd S-15-66, Yemassee, South Carolina, USA. This house, more than just a structure, became a symbol of Forrest’s life journey and the film’s narrative soul.

More about Bluff Plantation in Yemassee

The house, so central to the film, was specifically erected for “Forrest Gump” and subsequently dismantled after shooting. Today, the plantation stands as private property, restricting general public access. However, a visit to its front gate offers fans a reminiscent view of the tree pathway and the ground where the house once proudly stood, serving as the backdrop for countless iconic movie scenes.

The scenes filmed at the Bluff Plantation

Returning from the doctor
The Initial Glimpse of the Gump Residence as Forrest and his mother return home from the town doctor’s visit regarding Forrest’s leg braces

The King’s Visit
The Gump House takes a lively turn as Elvis stays as a guest. An amusing interaction unfolds when Forrest’s mother discovers Forrest rhythmically dancing to Elvis’s guitar strumming, hinting at Forrest’s innate knack for dancing.

Forrest is leaving for the var
Mama’s heartfelt Request seated by the tranquil pond near the house, Mama and Forrest share a tender moment. His mother’s plea for Forrest to return safely resonates deeply, depicting the unyielding bond between them.

Forrest returns home from the army
Forrest returns from the army to a house full of merchandise from eager sponsors.

Forrest returns after he hears that Mama is ill
News of Mama’s illness hastens Forrest’s return home, showcasing the Gump residence.

Jenny returns to Forrest
Jenny visits while Forrest mows the lawn, igniting a blend of joy in Forrest. She stays for a while but leaves soon after in a taxi without telling Forrest anything.

Home Wedding
Forrest and Jenny exchange vows at the Gump residence. Lieutenant Dan with his fiancée attends the wedding and Forrest is overjoyed. The ceremony is in the garden of the house with beautiful green scenery and a pond in the back.

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