Vandervort Letterhead July 28, 1884
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Vandervort Letterhead July 28, 1884
Delphos Daily Herald,
April 27, 1903, Delphos, Ohio
Oregon's Beeswax Deposits
Scientists Still at Variance in Their
Views of What the Substance Is.
Perhaps no solution of the question...
The Lewis and Clark companion: an
encyclopedic guide to the voyage of discovery
By Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs, Clay Jenkinson
Saw mills in those days were probably powered by water, or coal fired steam. Gasoline was not used at that time, it wasn't until 1892 with the invention of the automobile that gasoline was...
The Hungarians made skeps from cattails, as well as other cultures.
Popular Mechanics 1918 has a article on aluminum comb.
The Aluminum Combs were manufactured in 2 places that...
I will post my progress here. At this time I am making tools needed and will post on this site how I made the tools.
At this time, I am posting my progress in a event at:...
I believe they were for feeding, but I'm wating to hear from BeekeepingIsGood who may know the purpose.
I am thinking they were for supplemental feeding in the winter, and perhaps for box glass as michael bush suggested. But I believe the side walls may also have been pried off to collect honey.
After searching all over the internet, I went on craigslist and under 'farms' 'for sale' I found several rye growers. I am making skeps for historical research. Long term I hope to...
I am looking for a source for organic Heirloom Rye or long wheat for skep making.
I am not having much luck finding a source.
This seems to be a difficult search, so I am asking...
Very good, I agree. Lets go with the idea that the skep hive is a direct ancestor of the box hive, (technology adapted from skeps to boxes). Although the skep making technology was brought to the...
Perhaps to some, it may seem. To others, appreciating and understanding the past is an important tool to teach themselves and others how important honeybees were to human kind.
Lets do this one at a time.
I will move to another item each day.
Feel free to disagree, this is just my theory,,,
1) How was the honey harvested?
Looking at this photo of the open space. ...
Please respond off list. I would like to see your history of beekeeping document, can you send off list? _Joe
I was sent pictures of two box hives which were discovered in a barn in the Catskill Mountains New York.
The person wanted to know what they were and how they were used.
Today is the Birthday of Edward Bevan M. D. - July 8, 1770
Via: Historical Honeybee Articles - Beekeeping History
The Biography of Edward Bevan.
Edward Bevan M.D. (July 8, 1770 - January 31,...
Today is Frank Benton's Birthday
Happy Birthday Frank Benton - July 5, 1852
Among his many contributions to beekeeping he was the inventor of the 3 hole queen cage still in use today.
A member of the congregation at South Church told me that Langstroth did keep bees during his time at the church. Langstroth says he purchased two stocks of bees. Langstroth...
Few beekeepers are aware exactly how Langstroth got his start in beekeeping.
Langstroth - How A Revolution in Beekeeping Began.
On Jan. 18, 1836, Mr. Lorenzo L. Langstroth was unanimously...
It is important to include the source.
I edited the post to show the source.
Today is Eva Cranes Birthday.
Happy Birthday Eva Crane! -June 12, 1912
The "Grand Dame of Honey Bee Researchers."
Eva Crane was an authority on the history of beekeeping and honey-hunting who...
Facebook isn't real good for having discussion, so I think by having the 'History of Beekeeping' forum on Beesource will allow for better discussion and learning experience for all....
1622, Honeybees Imported from Europe. (Source: Eva Crane, World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting, Pg. 359)
“On 5 December 1621, the Council of the Virginia Company in London wrote...
You are in New Mexico?
I don't have much in my files for NM
First bees in NM was in 1872
1872 (T. after 1872) New Mexico - Transported Within the Americas. (Source: Eva Crane, World...