Beehive Company History Timeline

1800
During the 1800 s in Europe and the United States of America, hive development began incorporating ways to avoid killing bees when removing honey.
1809
Does the signature look familiar James Madison, fourth President of the United States 1809-17 . He was one of the Founding Fathers of our Country.
1810
Figures 2 and 3 show a rare secretarial copy of the patent agreement concerning the first beehive patent granted in the United States from 1810.
1835
Dzierzon discovered the phenomenon of parthenogenesis in bees - in 1835 Dzierzon discovered that drones are produced from unfertilized eggs.
1838
1838 - Johann Dzierzon, a Polish apiculturist, devised the first practical movable-comb beehive, which allowed manipulation of individual honeycombs without destroying the structure of the hive.
1845
Dzierzon's paper, published in 1845, proposed that while queen honey bees and female worker bees were products of fertilization, drones were not, and that the diets of immature bees contributed to their subsequent roles .
1850
1850 - The Langstroth The Langstroth was developed by a very famous beekeeper of the same name - Loranzo Langstroth.
1851
1851 L.L. Langstroth of Philadelphia USA the father of American beekeeping had access to translations of Dzierzon's works., built upon the design of Dzierzon, and others such as Francis Huber of Switzerland , and designed a completely movable frame hive.
1852
Portability, removable frames and modular construction with readily available materials made Langstroth s hives a big hit when he began selling them after patenting the design in 1852.
1890
1890 - The WBC Named after the inventor, William Broughton Carr, the WBC has become an iconic and highly recognisable beehive design.
1948
1948 - Abb Warr published Beekeeping For All opens new window . In the book he outlines plans for a a top bar bee hive.
1960
The beehive was created in 1960 by Chicago stylist Margaret Vinci Heldt.
1962
In 1962 a Museum of Apiculture was established at Kluczbork, Poland, in Jan Dzier on s honour note, this is not related to the picture above .
1975
1975 - The Dartington Hive The Dartington Hive was developed by the engineer and inventor Robin Dartington.
Founded
1994
Company Founded
Headquarters
New York, NY
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