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The Gage Accident plaque in Cavendish, Vermont USA which is part of scenic New England. This plaque is for Phineas P Gage known as the "Man With a Metal Rod in His Head". On September 13, 1848 while working for the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Phineas P Gage suffered massive brain damage when a 3 foot long tamping iron was blown through is head. The most interesting part of the story is he recovered from the injury, but was mentally never the same.
Title: Cavendish, Vermont USA

Description: The Gage Accident plaque in Cavendish, Vermont USA which is part of scenic New England. This plaque is for Phineas P Gage known as the "Man With a Metal Rod in His Head". On September 13, 1848 while working for the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Phineas P Gage suffered massive brain damage when a 3 foot long tamping iron was blown through is head. The most interesting part of the story is he recovered from the injury, but was mentally never the same.

Location: Cavendish, Vermont, United States

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