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This forum is dedicated to the discussion and research of all genres of beekeeping history, including; Bee Management, Persons of Beekeeping, Bee Hunting, Archaeology of Beekeeping, Tall Tales, Folklore, Superstitions, Medicine, Beekeeping Antiques, Science and Bees in Warfare. READ THE STICKY THREAD "Viewing these threads" FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE OLDER THREADS SHOW UP ON YOUR LIST

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Viewing these threads

    Started by Barry Digman, 06-09-2015 07:01 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Unique Forum Rules

    Started by Barry, 06-09-2015 07:49 PM
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  1. Wall Beekeeping

    Started by beechet, 03-23-2020 07:56 AM
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  2. Bee keeping in the Balkans.

    Started by AR1, 07-20-2019 07:36 AM
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  3. What Happened To This Forum?

    Started by Fivej, 04-29-2019 06:50 PM
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  4. Treating packages

    Started by Nicksotherhoney, 04-19-2019 05:45 PM
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  5. Moved: Bees flew into my smoker

    Started by Filboid, 10-06-2018 06:22 PM
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  6. Trating with Oxalic Acid with Supers On

    Started by Planner, 08-09-2018 06:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-09-2018, 07:04 AM Go to last post
  7. Moving hives across an ocean in the old days

    Started by Hops Brewster, 06-29-2018 09:57 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    08-01-2018, 12:56 AM Go to last post
  8. Trying to find out when mail oreder bees started.

    Started by TALittle, 03-04-2018 08:24 AM
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    06-25-2018, 04:05 AM Go to last post
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    05-09-2018, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  9. Groups of Swarms

    Started by reidflys, 04-09-2017 08:36 AM
    history of beekeeping
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    04-26-2018, 09:31 AM Go to last post
  10. Old footage

    Started by TLove, 04-25-2018 01:23 PM
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    02-17-2018, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  11. Migration of Honey bees.

    Started by greengage, 02-14-2018 12:50 AM
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  12. Observation Hive - 1654

    Started by little_john, 01-15-2018 04:21 AM
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  13. Building a skep

    Started by 1102009, 04-29-2017 02:28 AM
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    09-30-2017, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  14. So I work at this property...

    Started by Beegʊd, 08-13-2017 01:12 AM
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    08-19-2017, 09:56 PM Go to last post
  15. 3 Frame root style extractor help

    Started by Saltybee, 06-20-2017 07:12 AM
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    07-06-2017, 05:28 PM Go to last post
  16. Old Bee Books

    Started by naturebee, 05-13-2017 06:25 AM
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    05-19-2017, 05:54 AM Go to last post
  17. Ladies' beekeeping attire

    Started by TinyFish, 05-01-2017 05:52 PM
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  18. antique extractor

    Started by jim lyon, 01-29-2017 10:17 AM
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    05-02-2017, 06:27 AM Go to last post
  19. Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Started by FlashGordon, 02-26-2017 06:30 AM
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  20. Slovenian Beekeeping Museum

    Started by Jason A, 03-02-2017 08:42 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    03-03-2017, 07:25 AM Go to last post
  21. Earliest recorded date of bees brought to the US

    Started by snl, 02-14-2017 08:24 PM
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  22. Beekeeping in ancient Egypt.

    Started by JConnolly, 02-28-2017 06:17 PM
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  23. mite strips in packag bees?

    Started by honeyman46408, 02-15-2017 09:40 AM
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  24. Vandervort Foundation Mill

    Started by Barry, 06-09-2015 09:20 PM
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  25. DA Jones Perfection Beehive

    Started by conorcleary, 09-18-2016 06:48 PM
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  26. Beehives in Ancient times

    Started by beecoin, 08-04-2016 06:51 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    09-23-2016, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  27. Africanized bees in Brazil

    Started by camero7, 09-10-2016 09:53 AM
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  28. Seeking some history on 7/8" woodenware.

    Started by Metropropolis, 09-02-2016 11:03 PM
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    09-03-2016, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  29. National geographic article

    Started by K Wieland, 08-16-2016 08:01 PM
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    08-17-2016, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  30. Abc of bee culture

    Started by 200 oaks, 08-12-2016 07:18 PM
    abc of bee culture
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    07-08-2016, 11:51 PM Go to last post
  31. Great ebook on early beekeeping. Know any others?

    Started by Beeholic, 06-24-2016 08:13 AM
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    06-26-2016, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  32. History of using smokers?? and pictures......

    Started by Groundhwg, 04-27-2016 08:54 AM
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  33. Antique beekeeping tool question

    Started by bandog10, 04-10-2016 07:29 AM
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    04-11-2016, 04:16 PM Go to last post
  34. Telling The Bees

    Started by naturebee, 03-07-2016 05:34 PM
    bee lore, customs, folklore, superstitions, traditions
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  35. CCD, Bee Dieoff ~ Did the Ancients Have the Answer?

    Started by naturebee, 02-28-2016 07:49 AM
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  36. Beekeeping and Bees During Colonial Times

    Started by naturebee, 02-21-2016 10:34 AM
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  37. The Biography of Nikolai Viktorovich Nasonov

    Started by naturebee, 02-13-2016 01:02 PM
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  38. The Hadza: Last of the First - Honeyguide Bird

    Started by naturebee, 02-11-2016 05:58 PM
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  39. Abraham Lincoln and Honey

    Started by naturebee, 02-10-2016 05:12 PM
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  40. Locating Wild/Feral bees.

    Started by redsnow, 01-27-2016 12:11 PM
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    01-27-2016, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  41. 1951 ABJ

    Started by jbraun, 01-19-2016 07:32 PM
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  42. Earliest Description of Drone Congregation Areas

    Started by naturebee, 01-19-2016 06:48 PM
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    01-12-2016, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  43. Historical California Hive Brand Numbers and Names

    Started by odfrank, 01-06-2016 06:30 PM
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  44. tree hives in Poland

    Started by BeesFromPoland, 12-28-2015 05:04 AM
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  45. Ye Olde Skep

    Started by vermin06, 12-20-2015 06:46 PM
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    skeps
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  46. A Christmas Day Toast To Langstroth

    Started by naturebee, 12-11-2015 05:05 AM
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  47. World War II Apiary Sign

    Started by naturebee, 11-10-2015 03:48 PM
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  48. Prehistoric farmers were first beekeepers

    Started by clyderoad, 11-11-2015 07:14 PM
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  49. Beekeeping Instructions from 1829; PDF available

    Started by Pete O, 10-22-2015 09:46 AM
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    10-06-2015, 06:52 AM Go to last post
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    09-29-2015, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  50. On This Day in The History of Beekeeping

    Started by naturebee, 06-10-2015 05:26 AM
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  51. Moved: First bee removal

    Started by Alden Cooke, 08-27-2015 07:07 PM
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  52. Beekeeping in 1829 in England

    Started by Pete O, 08-11-2015 12:38 PM
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  53. Older Deep Bodies with Metal Foundation

    Started by jbraun, 07-17-2015 09:17 AM
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  54. Charles Dadant

    Started by aunt betty, 08-01-2015 05:14 PM
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  55. Moved

    Started by Stlnifr, 07-20-2015 02:24 PM
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