This press kit is designed to assist journalists and others with general park information, statistics and other background materials about Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site.
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is one of almost 400 National Parks administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. Park Superintendent, Michael Quijano-West, 978-740-1680.
9 acres, 1 historic home, 3 reproduction industrial buildings, 3 working waterwheels, 1 blacksmith shop, 1 museum, 1 estuary and stream.
April 5th, 1968 by Congress to "preserve the first sustained integrated ironworks in the Thirteen Colonies."
10,775 visitors (2010). Park averages 10,000+ visitors/year. Park visitors contributed $700,000 to the local economy (2010).
Contact public information officer Jonathan Parker.