Monkey Farm/Receiving Building
110 Logan Road;(Beaufort County)
R600 013 000 0045 0000
May 12 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
raised seam metal
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Rectangular barn/storage building; wide central door/opening on side. No windows. Exposed rafter tails.
Part of infantile paralysis primate research center that was designed to provide research scientists around the world who were seeking a vaccine for polio with monkeys as research subjects. Created in 1945-46 by John Hamlet, working for the National Fou
Source of Historical Information:
John Hamlet, The Land That I Love (1980); Polly Houston, "Monkey Farm," Hilton Head Islander (February 1983): 30-33+.