Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

National Park Service, Massachusetts.

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, forges, mills, an historic 17th century home, and a lush river basin.


Saugus is 11 miles north of Boston and accessible by car and bus.

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