1851 – Born on the 13th of April in New York City.
– He was the youngest of five sons and also had two younger sisters.
1871 – He educated at the College of the City of New York.
1874 – He went to Columbia University to pursue his medical studies.
1877 – He was known as a Plastic Surgeon.
1884 – He served as a surgeon and professor of surgery at the New York Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, and
the New York Babies Hospital.
– He would spend summers traveling and he amassed a large collection of Native American artifacts
and archeological materials.
1904 – He introduced the practice of using radiation to treat cancer and founded the science of radiation
– He visited their laboratories in Paris with Professor and Madame Curie.
1927 – He founded the Abbe Museum of Native American artifacts.
1928 – He was one of the first museums built in Maine.
– He died of anemia on the 7th of March, possibly due to his work handling radium.
1929 – He was conceived as a trailside museum to complement the park’s offerings.