Impressions from a Lost World: The Discovery of Dinosaur Footprints

Edward Hitchcock's Grave

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Edward Hitchcock was buried in the West Cemetery in Amherst, Massachusetts. His gravestone reads:

Born May 24, 1793 / Pastor at Conway / President and Prof. at Amherst College / A Leader in Science, / A Lover of Men, / A Friend of God: / Ever Illustrating / the Cross in Nature / and Nature in the Cross / Died Feb. 27, 1864

Courtesy of:
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers, Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library