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Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Massachusetts

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Massachusetts

official map and guide.

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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- Massachusetts -- Saugus,
  • Iron foundries -- Massachusetts -- Saugus,
  • National parks and reserves -- Massachusetts -- Saugus,
  • Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site (Saugus, Mass.)

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 98-0264-P.

    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17741332M
    OCLC/WorldCa39295006

    Joseph Jenckes Sr. (baptized Aug – Ma ), also spelled Jencks and Jenks, was a sword maker, blacksmith, mechanic, and inventor who was instrumental in establishing the Saugus Iron Works in Massachusetts Bay Colony where Baptized: Aug , St. Ann Blackfriars, . Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site. Last-minute getaway? Camping near Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences.

    In the 's, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary happened. Explore the place where European iron makers brought their special skills to a young Massachusetts colony. This nine-acre National Park includes working waterwheels, hot forges, mills, an historic 17th century home and a lush river basin. Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site preserves /5(). The result was a re-creation of the Hammersmith Iron Works. Re-named the Saugus Iron Works, it opened to the public in The preservation of the property as the site of the first successful, if short-lived, iron works in the colonies was ensured in when it was acquired by the National Park Service.

    Saugus Iron Works is always looking for volunteers! Volunteer Positions Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) work side-by-side with National Park Service employees to manage and operate our National Parks. Whether you work behind the scenes or with park visitors, you can make a difference and have a fullfilling experience working as a volunteer. Open for guided tours, the Iron Works House is the only original seventeenth-century building at the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site. Many of its underlying structural elements have survived, ranger Paul Kenworthy says, and visitors can see rooms furnished with period reproductions, artwork, and household items.


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Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Massachusetts Download PDF EPUB FB2

Explore the birthplace of the American iron and steel industry. In the 's, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary happened. Explore the place where European iron makers brought their special skills to a young Massachusetts colony.

This nine-acre National Park includes working waterwheels, forges, mills, an historic 17th century. Saugus lron Works serves as a learning laboratory to understand and explore the stories of archaeology, Native American settlement, and life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

The interrelationship of humans in the natural environment and the ecological effects of industrial development are clearly evident and understood. Curtis White is an Interpretive Ranger at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site.

Janet Regan is the Museum Specialist at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site. Brigid Sullivan is Chief Collections Conservator with the Northeast Museum Services Center, National Park.

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site (Saugus, Mass.) Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site sites -- Massachusetts -- Saugus. Iron foundries -- Massachusetts -- Saugus.

National parks and reserves -- Massachusetts -- Saugus. Historic sites. Iron foundries. National parks and reserves. Massachusetts -- Saugus. Massachusetts -- Saugus -- Saugus Iron Works National. Massachusetts book book that caught my eye is Ironworks on the Saugus by E.

Hartley. The book details the history of the Saugus Iron Works which is now a National Historic Site. The book details the history of the Saugus Iron Works which is now a National Historic Site. With the archeological site of the seventeenth-century iron-making plant, the museum collection, the seventeenth-century Iron Works House, and the reconstructed iron works complex, Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site illustrates the critical role of iron making to seventeenth-century settlement and its legacy in shaping the early history of the nation.

The Saugus Iron Works produced cast and wrought iron from tothen fell to disrepair, then returned to the earth. In the s a recovery project was begun, and the whole place has been gorgeously reconstructed. There are several stages of iron production, /5().

The Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site – “In the ’s, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary happened. Explore the place where European iron makers brought their special skills to a young Massachusetts colony. The discovery of iron ore in the Boston area lead to the New World's first successful iron manufacturing site during the mid 17th century.

John Winthrop Jr., a student of metallurgy, formed the Company of the Iron Works of New England in After his initial efforts in Braintree failed, a new site on the Saugus River was chosen. The river area provided power. Saugus Ironworks is based on the real world location of Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, located northeast of downtown Boston in Saugus, Massachusetts.

The following is based on unverified behind the scenes information and has not leaders: Slag. Scale ca. Folded title: Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Massachusetts. "/" Includes text and illus. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

AACR2. Note: Saugus Iron Work s is a modern name. When in operation, the iron plant was called Hammersmith, and it was located in Lynn, Massachusetts.

The town of Saugus was not incorporated until The Iron Works House is the multi-gabled building that you first see when entering Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site. The National Park Service was approached, and with Congressional approval, the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site was created in Both the Iron Works House and the Industrial Site were included in the new park.

Today the Iron Works Industrial Site can be explored on your own or as part of a Ranger-guided tour (see the Guided Tours. Welcome to Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site. Our Visitor Center is within the annex to the Iron Works House. Stop by and meet with a ranger for an introduction to the site.

Historically, most of this portion of the building was constructed during Wallace Nutting's ownership of the Iron Works House in SAUGUS IRON WORKS The First Successful Iron Works in America A NATIONAL HISTORIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LANDMARK NATIONAL PARK SERVICE THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Saugus, Massachusetts J TABLE OF CONTENTS Page PROGRAM - DEDICATION CEREMONY.

This juvenile red-tailed hawk is noshing on what appeared to be a field mouse. Red-tailed hawks are the most widespread and common large hawk in North America. This one has been hanging around the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site quite a bit recently.

There must be lots to eat as just before it started on this /5(). Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is a National Historic Site about 10 miles northeast of Downtown Boston in Saugus, Massachusetts.

It is the site of the first integrated ironworks in North America, founded by John Winthrop the Younger and in operation between and approximately It includes the reconstructed blast furnace, forge, rolling mill, shear, slitter Architect: Perry, Shaw & Hepburn, Kehoe & Dean.

On April 5th, the site was designated Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site and became part of the National Park System because of its significance to the character, development and history of the United States. In the 's, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary on: Central Street Saugus, MA Get this from a library.

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Massachusetts: official map and guide. [United States. National Park Service.;]. Get this from a library. Archeological collections management at the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Massachusetts. [Darcie A MacMahon; Kurt M Faust; United States.

National Park Service. North Atlantic Regional Office. Division of Cultural Resources.]. GENERAL INFORMATION. The Visitor Center for Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site is located in an addition on the left side of the Iron Works House, the multi-gabled building from the early s that you see when you first enter the addition—technically called an ell since it was added at a right angle to form an “L” shape—was built to look like the original house, but .Saugus Iron Works is a National Historic Park.

This one apparently is not very popular; tours are offered only once a day and the park opens May 1st for only six months of the year. Both my husband (not a history buff) and I found it fascinating. Perfect sunny weather didn't /5().saugus ironworks national historic site This is the site of the first integrated ironworks in North America, It includes the reconstructed blast furnace, forge, rolling mill, and a restored seventeenth century house.