1793 - Born on the 24th of May.
1821 - He attended newly-founded Deerfield Academy and was ordained as a Congregationalist pastor.
1825 - He held that post from serving as Professor of Natural Theology.
1830 - He ran the first geological survey of Massachusetts, and was appointed state geologist of Massachusetts
1845 - Hitchcock became President of the College.
- His collections, a bust and portrait can be viewed at the Amherst College Museum of Natural History.
1864 - Died on the 27th of February.
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