Lorenzo L. Langstroth (1810-1895)

Title

Lorenzo L. Langstroth (1810-1895)

Title

Lorenzo L. Langstroth (1810-1895)

Date

2010-09-10

County

Philadelphia

Type

City

Marker Location

106 S Front St., Philadelphia

Marker Text

Born here, Langstroth revolutionized the beekeeping industry with his 1852 patented moveable frame hive and his manual, The Hive and the Honey-Bee. Both remain in use today. His innovations advanced beekeeping, pollination, and honey production worldwide.

Files

lorenzo-langstroth.jpg

Citation

“Lorenzo L. Langstroth (1810-1895),” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed September 25, 2017, http://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/10.