“Edward Hitchcock: The Untold Story” with Robert T. McMaster

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

Biography of Edward Hitchcock

Biography of Edward Hitchcock

by Robert McMaster

Edward Hitchcock 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, his story has never really been told. So in his 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 the nation’s most famous sons.

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