Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Savany Hunt



Marker ID: SCHM 
Location: in the Calhoun County Museum, 303 Butler St., St. Matthews
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 38.178    W 080° 42.341
  33.6363    -80.70568333
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This stream was originally called Savannah Hunt, but German-speaking settlers about 1740 corrupted the first word and Savany Hunt became the permanent name.


Notes:

Erected by the South Carolina Historical Commission ca. 1929-1936, originally on S.C. Highway 21, 20 mi. N of St. Matthews; in the Summer of 2009 the marker was broken and is now in the Calhoun County Museum.