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- Author, Speaker, Historian -
Jeffrey H. Boutwell
Forthcoming from W. W. Norton in 2024
Redeeming America's Promise: George S. Boutwell and the Politics of Race, Money and Power
George S. Boutwell Photo Gallery
(Some photos courtesy of the Groton Historical Society)
View from the Boutwell family farm in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, facing towards Wachusett Mountain
George S. Boutwell circa 1860
George's wife, Sarah Thayer Boutwell (1813-1903)
Schoolhouse in Shirley, Massachusetts, where George taught as a teenager
The Boutwell House on Main Street in Groton, Massachusetts, built 1851
George's study, the Boutwell House
George's Impeachment Argument, April 22-23, 1868
George Boutwell and the members of the House Impeachment Committee against President Andrew Johnson, 1868
Political cartoon of House impeachment managers with George (3rd from left) standing next to Thaddeus Stevens.
George gave his impeachment speech on April 23, 1868, in the U.S. Senate.
Ulysses Grant wrote this New Year's note to Georgianna Boutwell in 1885 while ill with cancer, saying "there is no family whose friendship...I prize more highly than that of your father."
President Grant's cabinet (George is sixth from the left, sitting to Grant's right) by noted illustrator W.S.L. Jewett
George was featured by Ripley's Believe It or Not in 1978.
George's daughter, Georgianna Boutwell (1843-1933)
George's son, Francis Marion Boutwell (1847-1910)
George in his study circa 1900
Groton, Massachusetts - George's home from 1835-1905
George's Memorial Tablet in Groton Cemetery
The Boutwell House, home of the Groton Historical Society since 1933
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHEC-719 Boutwell; commissioned in 1968 and decommissioned in 2016
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