He homesteaded in the Californian desert, creating a legend and founding the town of Desert Hot Springs CA. His full "story" can be found on the web at "http://www.cabotsmuseum.org".
Cabot's "30 Room Castle" that he built is shown below.
Cabot also was an artist. He is known for his detailed paintings of landscapes, deserts, mountains, southwestern scenes, horses, and Indians. Two of his paintings are shown below (in 2006 they were for sale in the $500 range).
DESERT with TRIBAL CHIEF ON HORSEBACK
Cabot spent some time in Florida, importing cigars from Cuba. One of his advertisments from 1903 is shown below.