• Saugus Iron Works Panorama

    Saugus Iron Works

    National Historic Site Massachusetts


Thank you for your interest in supporting Saugus Iron Works. Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for Saugus Iron Works. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support.

Saugus Iron Works is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating directly to the park you may contact Superintendent Michael Quijano-West by phone, 978-740-1684. Checks should be made out to National Park Service, Saugus Iron Works NHS.

Donations may be sent to:
Superintendent Michael Quijano-West
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
244 Central Street
Saugus, MA 01906

If you wish to support the National Parks in general, the National Park Foundation is the congressionally-chartered national philanthropic partner of the National Park System. The National Park Foundation stewards a tradition of private support for the parks begun by the American people more than a century ago. Your support for the National Park Foundation ensures that the evolving history and rich heritage of our Nation remains vital and relevant. For more information contact them at:

National Park Foundation
1201 Eye Street, NW, Suite 550B,
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 354-6460

Did You Know?

Saugus Iron Works NHS - blast furnace, forge , slitting mill, warehouse and dock seen from Saugus River

In 1634 author William Wood described the Saugus River, "These flatts make it unnavigable for shippes, yet at high water great Boates, Loiters, and Pinnaces of 20, and 30 tun, may saile up to the plantation". The Oxford English Dictionary uses Wood's description to help define the word "lighter".