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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 08:01 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Unique Forum Rules

    Started by Barry, 06-09-2015 08:49 PM
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  1. Bee keeping in the Balkans.

    Started by AR1, 07-20-2019 08:36 AM
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  2. What Happened To This Forum?

    Started by Fivej, 04-29-2019 07:50 PM
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  3. Treating packages

    Started by Nicksotherhoney, 04-19-2019 06:45 PM
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  4. Moved: Bees flew into my smoker

    Started by Filboid, 10-06-2018 07:22 PM
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  5. Trating with Oxalic Acid with Supers On

    Started by Planner, 08-09-2018 07:48 AM
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  6. 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
  7. Trying to find out when mail oreder bees started.

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

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

    Started by TLove, 04-25-2018 02:23 PM
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  10. Migration of Honey bees.

    Started by greengage, 02-14-2018 01:50 AM
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  11. Observation Hive - 1654

    Started by little_john, 01-15-2018 05:21 AM
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  12. 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
  13. So I work at this property...

    Started by Beegʊd, 08-13-2017 02:12 AM
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  14. 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
  15. Old Bee Books

    Started by naturebee, 05-13-2017 07:25 AM
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  16. Ladies' beekeeping attire

    Started by TinyFish, 05-01-2017 06:52 PM
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  17. antique extractor

    Started by jim lyon, 01-29-2017 11:17 AM
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  18. Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Started by FlashGordon, 02-26-2017 07:30 AM
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  19. Slovenian Beekeeping Museum

    Started by Jason A, 03-02-2017 09:42 AM
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  20. Earliest recorded date of bees brought to the US

    Started by snl, 02-14-2017 09:24 PM
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  21. Beekeeping in ancient Egypt.

    Started by JConnolly, 02-28-2017 07:17 PM
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  22. mite strips in packag bees?

    Started by honeyman46408, 02-15-2017 10:40 AM
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  23. Vandervort Foundation Mill

    Started by Barry, 06-09-2015 10:20 PM
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  24. DA Jones Perfection Beehive

    Started by conorcleary, 09-18-2016 07:48 PM
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  25. Beehives in Ancient times

    Started by beecoin, 08-04-2016 07:51 AM
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  26. Africanized bees in Brazil

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

    Started by Metropropolis, 09-03-2016 12:03 AM
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  28. National geographic article

    Started by K Wieland, 08-16-2016 09:01 PM
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  29. Abc of bee culture

    Started by 200 oaks, 08-12-2016 08:18 PM
    abc of bee culture
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  30. Great ebook on early beekeeping. Know any others?

    Started by Beeholic, 06-24-2016 09:13 AM
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  31. History of using smokers?? and pictures......

    Started by Groundhwg, 04-27-2016 09:54 AM
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  32. Antique beekeeping tool question

    Started by bandog10, 04-10-2016 08:29 AM
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  33. Telling The Bees

    Started by naturebee, 03-07-2016 06:34 PM
    bee lore, customs, folklore, superstitions, traditions
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  34. CCD, Bee Dieoff ~ Did the Ancients Have the Answer?

    Started by naturebee, 02-28-2016 08:49 AM
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  35. Beekeeping and Bees During Colonial Times

    Started by naturebee, 02-21-2016 11:34 AM
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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. The Hadza: Last of the First - Honeyguide Bird

    Started by naturebee, 02-11-2016 06:58 PM
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  38. Abraham Lincoln and Honey

    Started by naturebee, 02-10-2016 06:12 PM
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  39. Locating Wild/Feral bees.

    Started by redsnow, 01-27-2016 01:11 PM
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  40. 1951 ABJ

    Started by jbraun, 01-19-2016 08:32 PM
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  41. Earliest Description of Drone Congregation Areas

    Started by naturebee, 01-19-2016 07:48 PM
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    01-12-2016, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  42. Historical California Hive Brand Numbers and Names

    Started by odfrank, 01-06-2016 07:30 PM
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  43. tree hives in Poland

    Started by BeesFromPoland, 12-28-2015 06:04 AM
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  44. Ye Olde Skep

    Started by vermin06, 12-20-2015 07:46 PM
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    skeps
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  45. A Christmas Day Toast To Langstroth

    Started by naturebee, 12-11-2015 06:05 AM
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  46. World War II Apiary Sign

    Started by naturebee, 11-10-2015 04:48 PM
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  47. Prehistoric farmers were first beekeepers

    Started by clyderoad, 11-11-2015 08:14 PM
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  48. Beekeeping Instructions from 1829; PDF available

    Started by Pete O, 10-22-2015 10:46 AM
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  49. On This Day in The History of Beekeeping

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

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

    Started by Pete O, 08-11-2015 01:38 PM
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  52. Older Deep Bodies with Metal Foundation

    Started by jbraun, 07-17-2015 10:17 AM
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  53. Charles Dadant

    Started by aunt betty, 08-01-2015 06:14 PM
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  54. Moved

    Started by Stlnifr, 07-20-2015 03:24 PM
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  55. A Study in Box Hive Construction and Function

    Started by naturebee, 07-08-2015 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 19
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