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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: Unique Forum Rules

    Started by Barry, 06-09-2015 08:49 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Viewing these threads

    Started by Barry Digman, 06-09-2015 08:01 PM
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  1. History of using smokers?? and pictures......

    Started by Groundhwg, 04-27-2016 09:54 AM
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  2. Ye Olde Skep

    Started by vermin06, 12-20-2015 07:46 PM
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    skeps
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  3. Vandervort Foundation Mill

    Started by Barry, 06-09-2015 10:20 PM
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    12-13-2016, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  4. CCD, Bee Dieoff ~ Did the Ancients Have the Answer?

    Started by naturebee, 02-28-2016 08:49 AM
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  5. Building a skep

    Started by 1102009, 04-29-2017 03:28 AM
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    09-30-2017, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  6. Beekeeping and Bees During Colonial Times

    Started by naturebee, 02-21-2016 11:34 AM
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  7. World War II Apiary Sign

    Started by naturebee, 11-10-2015 04:48 PM
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    12-10-2015, 06:11 PM Go to last post
  8. Telling The Bees

    Started by naturebee, 03-07-2016 06:34 PM
    bee lore, customs, folklore, superstitions, traditions
    • Replies: 8
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  9. antique extractor

    Started by jim lyon, 01-29-2017 11:17 AM
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    01-16-2013, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  10. Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Started by FlashGordon, 02-26-2017 07:30 AM
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    03-27-2017, 07:58 PM Go to last post
  11. History, geneology, and beekeeping

    Started by Slow Modem, 02-27-2013 09:57 PM
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    07-01-2015, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  12. Beehives in Ancient times

    Started by beecoin, 08-04-2016 07:51 AM
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    02-15-2016, 06:04 PM Go to last post
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    07-09-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
  13. DA Jones Perfection Beehive

    Started by conorcleary, 09-18-2016 07:48 PM
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    11-03-2016, 07:31 AM Go to last post
  14. Observation Hive - 1654

    Started by little_john, 01-15-2018 05:21 AM
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  15. Antique beekeeping tool question

    Started by bandog10, 04-10-2016 08:29 AM
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  16. Trying to find out when mail oreder bees started.

    Started by TALittle, 03-04-2018 09:24 AM
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  17. Earliest recorded date of bees brought to the US

    Started by snl, 02-14-2017 09:24 PM
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  18. A Study in Box Hive Construction and Function

    Started by naturebee, 07-08-2015 08:40 PM
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  19. On This Day in The History of Beekeeping

    Started by naturebee, 06-10-2015 06:26 AM
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  20. Charles Dadant

    Started by aunt betty, 08-01-2015 06:14 PM
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    08-05-2015, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  21. Groups of Swarms

    Started by reidflys, 04-09-2017 09:36 AM
    history of beekeeping
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  22. 1951 ABJ

    Started by jbraun, 01-19-2016 08:32 PM
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    05-19-2017, 06:54 AM Go to last post
  23. tree hives in Poland

    Started by BeesFromPoland, 12-28-2015 06:04 AM
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    08-01-2015, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  24. Vintage Beekeeping Documents

    Started by Agis Apiaries, 06-09-2015 11:28 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  25. Older Deep Bodies with Metal Foundation

    Started by jbraun, 07-17-2015 10:17 AM
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    08-10-2015, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  26. Moving hives across an ocean in the old days

    Started by Hops Brewster, 06-29-2018 10:57 AM
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    08-01-2018, 01:56 AM Go to last post
  27. Bees in American History - October 3rd

    Started by NuclearDruid, 10-03-2012 09:28 AM
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  28. Seeking some history on 7/8" woodenware.

    Started by Metropropolis, 09-03-2016 12:03 AM
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    09-03-2016, 07:18 AM Go to last post
  29. Locating Wild/Feral bees.

    Started by redsnow, 01-27-2016 01:11 PM
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  30. So I work at this property...

    Started by Beegʊd, 08-13-2017 02:12 AM
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  31. Abraham Lincoln and Honey

    Started by naturebee, 02-10-2016 06:12 PM
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  32. Historical California Hive Brand Numbers and Names

    Started by odfrank, 01-06-2016 07:30 PM
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  33. A Christmas Day Toast To Langstroth

    Started by naturebee, 12-11-2015 06:05 AM
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  34. Old Bee Books

    Started by naturebee, 05-13-2017 07:25 AM
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  35. How Lorenzo L. Langstroth Started With Bees

    Started by naturebee, 06-20-2015 05:03 PM
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  36. The Biography of Nikolai Viktorovich Nasonov

    Started by naturebee, 02-13-2016 02:02 PM
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  37. Ladies' beekeeping attire

    Started by TinyFish, 05-01-2017 06:52 PM
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  38. Bees in the Southwest

    Started by Barry Digman, 06-09-2015 09:16 PM
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    10-06-2015, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  39. History of Smokers

    Started by shinbone, 11-15-2014 08:48 PM
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    11-15-2014, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  40. What Happened To This Forum?

    Started by Fivej, 04-29-2019 07:50 PM
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  41. The Hadza: Last of the First - Honeyguide Bird

    Started by naturebee, 02-11-2016 06:58 PM
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  42. mite strips in packag bees?

    Started by honeyman46408, 02-15-2017 10:40 AM
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  43. Lang dimensions, history, reason?

    Started by Tim Hall, 11-01-2011 06:51 PM
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  44. Beekeeping in ancient Egypt.

    Started by JConnolly, 02-28-2017 07:17 PM
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  45. Prehistoric farmers were first beekeepers

    Started by clyderoad, 11-11-2015 08:14 PM
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  46. Slovenian Beekeeping Museum

    Started by Jason A, 03-02-2017 09:42 AM
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  47. Great ebook on early beekeeping. Know any others?

    Started by Beeholic, 06-24-2016 09:13 AM
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  48. Moved

    Started by Stlnifr, 07-20-2015 03:24 PM
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  49. Earliest Description of Drone Congregation Areas

    Started by naturebee, 01-19-2016 07:48 PM
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  50. National geographic article

    Started by K Wieland, 08-16-2016 09:01 PM
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    08-17-2016, 12:20 PM Go to last post
  51. Migration of Honey bees.

    Started by greengage, 02-14-2018 01:50 AM
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  52. Africanized bees in Brazil

    Started by camero7, 09-10-2016 10:53 AM
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  53. Bee keeping tools

    Started by greengage, 07-09-2015 02:22 AM
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    07-10-2015, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  54. Trating with Oxalic Acid with Supers On

    Started by Planner, 08-09-2018 07:48 AM
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  55. 3 Frame root style extractor help

    Started by Saltybee, 06-20-2017 08:12 AM
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    07-06-2017, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  56. Abc of bee culture

    Started by 200 oaks, 08-12-2016 08:18 PM
    abc of bee culture
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