Saugus Iron Works, Saugus
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Was a great site park ranger tour was awesome and the site was under construction but was really well done. The film was informative.
This is a slice of New England history, but there is not much to see. Worth a 30 minute stop if you are in the neighborhood, but definitely not worth a trip.
Upon arriving here, I was greeted by a friendly ranger and offered a free tour, and I'm glad I took him up on it. It was very interesting to hear about the beginnings of iron in our nation's history a... read more »
The site is a reproduction. It is peaceful and interesting area.
If you live in the area and you have not visited. you're missing out on some fascinating local history.
This is one of my favorite historic sites in New England. The Park Service puts on a fantastic, interactive tour in a restored and working iron works. It's amazing when they turn in the machinery and you can just imagine the workers of old and the important role they played in the growth of the New World.
One of my favorites. We are fortunate to live in the North shore area (Ipswich ) with so many National Parks close and convenient AND so interesting. With Massachusetts ' well established history of industry, the Saugus Iron Works was one of the very first 'basic" such places. Mining the bog iron ore from the marshes , smelting and fabricating iron products using local resources created a valuable resource in the early days of our State.
Very cool exhibits and a good half day activity.
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