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Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site

. Description:  First integrated ironworks in North America, with reconstructed ironworks complex including blast furnace and working waterwheels.   CLOSED FOR MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINNING SEP 25, 2006, REOPENING EXPECTED mid-September 2007
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How to find: 
Address:
244 Central St
Saugus, MA 01906

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Contacts
Phone 781 233-0050
URL
National Park Service
   www.nps.gov/sair/
Essex  Heritage   http://www.essexheritage.org/sites/saugus_iron_works.shtml
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 Apr-Oct, daily 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
 Nov-Mar, daily 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
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Groups

As of JUL 2007
See Note Above on Construction Work
     Free    
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Begin at the Visitors Center with a slide show and archaeological artifacts from the site, visit the Iron Works house for furnishings and exhibits on construction techniques and architecture.  When available, take a Ranger led tour showing the active water wheels, machinery, and a blacksmithing demonstration.  
Big Events: Suggested Stay: 2 hours
Period 1646-1668 Type of Site Industrial
Buildings: Visitor Center, reconstructed blast furnace, waterwheels, house, forge, and rolling mill
Interpreters: Ranger-led tours seasonally Craftspeople: blacksmithing
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic
Vending/
Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Eastern National Bookstore 50 titles on iron making, early colonial life and history; reproduction glassware, pottery, cast iron; children's books, toys and games  
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Nearby Attractions:
towns:  4 mi  Lynn, Melrose, Malden, Wakefield, Peabody

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Nearby Places to Stay:

 
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Contact
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Bed & Breakfast

 
Anchor Inn 309 American Legion Highway
Revere MA 02151
781 284-3663
Cap'n Jack's Waterfront Inn 253 Humphrey Street
Swampscott MA 01907
781 595-7910
Diamond District B&B 142 Ocean Street
Lynn MA 01902
781 599-5122
Oceanview B&B 11 Ocean Street
Lynn MA 01902
781 598-6388
Prescott House 36 Church Street
Everett MA 02149
617 389-1990
Coach House Inn 284 Lafayette Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-4092
A Cambridge House B&B 2218 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02140
617 491-6300
Amelia Payson Guest House 16 Winter Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-8304
Inn on Washington Square 51 Washington Square
Salem MA 01970
978 741-4997
Inn at Seven Winter Street 7 Winter Street
Salem MA 01970
978 745-9520
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Red Roof Inn Boston Saugus
Avalon Motel 1529 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-4200
Chisholm's Motel 1314 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-5100
Colonial Traveler Motor Court 1753 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-6700
Comfort Inn 100 Morris Street
Revere MA 02151
781 324-1900
Boston-Days Inn Saugus/Logan Airport 999 Broadway #1
Saugus MA 01906
 
Ferns Deluxe Motels 152 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-2883
James Motel 1709 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-1664
Pinecrest Motel 1434 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-4400
Econo Lodge 321 Broadway
Malden MA 02148
781 324-8500
New England Motor Court 551 Broadway
Malden MA 02148
781 321-0505
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Essex Heritage   http://www.essexheritage.org/
North of Boston CVB   http://www.northofboston.org/home.htm
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