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In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Historic Landmarks
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Learn about the nation's first integrated iron works (1646) in the iron-making plant, the museum collection, the 17th-century Iron Works House, and the reconstructed ironworks complex.

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site illustrates the critical role of iron making to 17th-century settlement by serving as a training ground for skilled iron workers for what would become America's iron and steel industry. Seven operating water wheels set reconstructed mills to motion.

Walk the scenic half-mile trail of marsh and woodlands, follow the path along the east bank of the Saugus River from the visitor contact station to the blacksmith shop.

Tours:
Guided tours are available April-October.

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www.nps.gov/sair

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Saugus

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