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.
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