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Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, MA

National Park Service

Overview

In the 1600's, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary happened. Explore the place where European iron makers brought their special skills to a young Massachusetts colony. This nine-acre National Park includes working waterwheels, hot forges, mills, an historic 17th century home and a lush river basin.

Recreational Activities:

  • HIKING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

244 Central Street
Saugus,MA,01906
Email: SAIR_Iron_Works_House@nps.gov

Directions:

GPS Address 244 Central Street, Saugus, MA (42.467998,-71.008698) By Car From Interstate 95 northbound or southbound take the Walnut Street exit, number 43. Drive east towards Lynn and follow the brown National Park Service signs for 3.5 miles to the Iron Works. From Route 1 northbound take Main Street Saugus exit and follow the National Park Service signs east through Saugus Center to the Iron Works. From Route 1 southbound take the Walnut Street exit (East) and follow the National Park Service signs 1.5 miles to the Iron Works. Public Transit Public bus service (#430) runs daily except Sundays from the Malden subway station (Orange Line). From Airport Boston's Logan Airport is about 9 miles south of Saugus. Take route 1A North to Route 60 West to Route 1 North. Take the Main Street, Saugus, exit, and follow NPS signs through Saugus Center to the site at 244 Central Street.

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