Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

(redirected from Saugus Ironworks)

See also: National Parks and Monuments (table)National Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site:

see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Address:244 Central St
Saugus, MA 01906

Phone:781-233-0050
Fax:781-231-7345
Web: www.nps.gov/sair/
Size: 8.5 acres.
Established: Authorized on April 5, 1968.
Location:In Saugus, Massachusetts, 8.5 miles north of Boston. Accessible via I-95 (Walnut St. Exit), US 1 north (Main St. Exit), or US 1 south ((Walnut St. Exit).
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Educational programs and tours.
Special Features:This is the site of the first integrated ironworks in North America (1646-1668). It includes the reconstructed blast furnace, the forge, the rolling and slitting mill, and a restored 17th-century house.

See other parks in Massachusetts.
References in periodicals archive ?
A number ended up at the Saugus ironworks, north of what is now Boston, and which was the first major ironworks in America.
It is divided into eight sections: "About This Lesson"; "Getting Started: Inquiry Question"; "Setting the Stage: Historical Context"; "Locating the Site: Maps" (Saugus, Massachusetts and Surrounding Area; South Part of New England, 1634); "Determining the Facts: Readings" (An Ironworks in New England; An Ironworks Community); "Visual Evidence: Images" (Map of Saugus, Lynn and Nahant; Materials and Techniques for Making Iron; Excavation at the Saugus Site; Artifact Found at Saugus; Reconstructed Ironworks Buildings; Artists' Conception of Saugus Ironworks); "Putting It All Together: Activities" (Archeology; Researching Industries in the Local Community); and "Supplementary Resources." (BT)
Kennedy National Historic Site; Longfellow National Historic Site; Lowell National Historical Park; Minute Man National Historical Park; New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park; Salem Maritime National Historic Site; Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site; and Springfield Armory National Historic Site.