• Saugus Iron Works Panorama

    Saugus Iron Works

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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Ranger Curtis White demonstrates traditional blacksmith techniques.

Did You Know?

essexite

A type of gabbro was used as flux at the Saugus Iron Works. Gabbro refers to a large number of dark, coarse-grained, igneous rocks, but the specific type of gabbro used at Saugus Iron Work was unique to Essex County, Massachusetts. It is named Essexite after the county.