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.