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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. Touch 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. Ireland's Past - A Prelude to Disaster (a few steps from this marker); The Potato Blight - Its Origin (within shouting distance of this marker); An Gorta Mór - Ireland's Great Hunger (within shouting distance of this marker); Starvation (within shouting distance of this marker); The Irish Memorial / Leacht Cuimhneacháin na nGael (within shouting distance of this marker); Arrival and Reception (within shouting distance of this marker); Passage and Emigration
Lorenzo L. Langstroth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Lorenzo L. Langstroth Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Lessons of The Great Hunger (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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