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Honeybees 'Buzzing' at the Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation in Clark

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Joseph Lelinho will present "Honeybee City" at the Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation Museum on Sunday. Credits: Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation Museum
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"Honeybee City" is a living hive with over 4,000 bees. Credits: Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation Museum
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CLARK, NJ – The Dr. William Robinson Plantation Museum will be abuzz on Sunday, Sept. 20 as it welcomes “Honeybee City,” a living beehive exhibit. Joseph Lelinho, a member of the New Jersey Beekeepers Association and owner of Hilltop Honey, will explain how honeybees live and work.

The hive, containing 4,000 female workers, some male drones and the queen bee, is safely enclosed in glass. New Jersey honey and assorted beeswax items will be available for purchase.

The family-friendly event will run from noon until 4 p.m. and admission is free.  The Dr. William Robinson Plantation Museum will also be open for self-guided tours.

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The honeybee exhibit is the first of several upcoming events to be held at the museum this fall:

  • Oct. 17 and 18 – “Four Centuries in a Weekend” with Civil War reenactors and open hearth cooking
  • Nov. 15 (Sunday), Noon to 4 p.m. – Open House
  • Dec. 12 (Saturday), 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Free photos with Santa

The Dr. Robinson Plantation Museum is located at 593 Madison Hill Road, Clark and is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.  The museum is available for private tours, school tours and scout tours. Visit the museum’s website at www.DrRobinsonMuseum.org for more information. 

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