Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Overview / Map of Saugus Iron Works

Frequently Asked Questions

Where did the ore come from? The ore provided two functions, one as a source of iron (limonite), the other was for a fluxing agent to limit the exposure of iron to oxygen (gabbro). Limonite, or bog ore as the iron workers called it, is a sedimentary rock found locally and ...

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Planning Your Visit

Operating Hours & Seasons The site is open April 1 through October 31, daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is closed November 1- March 31.Fees & Reservations Visiting the site is free. Please contact the park prior to your ...

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