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Saugus Iron Works: Life and Work
at an Early American Industrial Site--
Supplementary Resources

By looking at Saugus Iron Works: Life and Work at an Early American Industrial Site, students learn about the first successful integrated ironmaking plant in colonial America. Those interested in learning more will find that the Internet offers a variety of interesting materials.

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is a unit of the National Park System. Visit the park's web pages to learn more about the park's history and visiting the site.

National Park Service History: Themes of History
The National Park System comprises 384 units or areas. These areas of historic, cultural, natural, scenic and scientific importance include resources that are of such national significance as to justify special protection and recognition by various acts of the United States Congress. Saugus Iron Works is recognized as being nationally significant under the theme of labor. Visit this page to understand why.

Library of Congress
Search the American Memory Collection for primary resources on Saugus Iron Works, iron making, and colonial America.

Modern History Sourcebook
The Modern History Sourcebook is one of a series of internet history primary sourcebooks created by the History Department of Fordham University in New York. Included on the web page are documents pertaining to colonial America, including writings from John Winthrop. Also available are documents highlighting the Industrial Revolution from as early as the 17th century.

National Park Service: Archeology and Ethnography
Archeology and Ethnography is a division of the National Park Service. Visit the program's Web pages to better understand the Federal Archeology Program, including the history of archeology, protection of archeological sites, and managing cultural resources.

Middle Tennessee State University: Teaching Archeology
The Heritage Education Network web page is for educators who want to know more about incorporating archeology into their classrooms. What is archeology? Why is it important? Where can I find classroom materials on archeology? How can I use them in the classroom? What are some of the resources in my state that I can go to for more help and information? This web site answers these questions and much more.


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