• Saugus Iron Works Panorama

    Saugus Iron Works

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Casting Activities

Cast yourself in the role of an ironworker.

Try your hand at:

-casting your own metal figure

-Experiencing the colonial ironworks

-Learn about the the lives behind historic manufacturing

Once you complete your Junior Ranger Activity:

-You get to earn a badge!

-You get to take your metal figure home with you!



Did You Know?

saugus jasper projectile points

“Saugus Jasper” is a unique material found only in Saugus, MA. Thousands of years ago a small outcropping near Saugus Center provided Native Americans from all over New England with tools. However, Saugus jasper is not truly jasper. Saugus jasper is actually a type of rhyolite.