Van’s Honey Farms, Label for Honey Tin, circa 1940s -…

Van's Honey Farms, Label for Honey Tin, circa 1940s - Hebron, Indiana

Van’s Honey Farms, Label for Honey Tin, circa 1940s – Hebron, Indiana by Steve Shook

Nature’s Most Wholesome
Sweet
Net weight 5 Lbs.
HONEY
Guaranteed by
Van’s Honey Farms
Rt. 4, Hebron, Indiana

Honey is likely to candy. To liquefy, place container
in warm water. Do not let the water boil.

Date: Circa 1940s
Source Type: Label
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Unknown
Postmark: Not Applicable
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: Van’s Honey Farms, located at Hebron, Porter County, Indiana, was owned and operated by brothers Jacob and Cornelius Van Wyngarden. Jacob and Cornelius purchased their Hebron-area bee yard from Fred B. Cavanagh in 1914 and operated a successful commercial apiary for many years. Jacob founded the Northwest Indiana Beekeepers Association, which still exists, around 1920.

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