He was one of the most eminent American scientists of his time, a popular professor and president at Amherst College, and an inspired preacher. But nearly 160 years after his death, Edward Hitchcock’s story had never been told. In a new book, All the Light Here Comes from Above: The Life and Legacy of Edward Hitchcock, Williamsburg author Robert T. McMaster at last brings to light the many facets of one of this state’s and nation’s most famous sons. In his Zoom presentation, “Edward Hitchcock: The Untold Story,” McMaster will examine the life of Edward Hitchcock, scientist, preacher, professor, husband, and father, with special emphasis on his Amherst years.
Zoom link for this lecture: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84485731584