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Lorenzo L. Langstroth

(1810-1895)

 
 
Lorenzo L. Langstroth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. Lorenzo L. Langstroth Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.881′ N, 75° 8.549′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on S. Front Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 S Front St, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Abolition Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Tun Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philip Syng, Jr. (about 500 feet away); Thomas Bond House (about 500 feet away); Hannah Callowhill Penn (about 500 feet away); London Coffee House (about 600 feet away); Robert Aitken (1734-1802) (about 600 feet away); The City Tavern (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Lorenzo L. Langstroth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Lorenzo L. Langstroth Marker
 
 
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