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Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
Join the staff at the Saugus Iron Works NHS as we compare and contrast the differences of two water sources within the park, the Saugus River and the Saugus estuary. Take part in hands on water testing of two bodies of water less than 200 yards apart. Explore the “checkup” of the water by participating in a few simple tests to determine how healthy the waters are.

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Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, 244 Central Street, Saugus, MA, 01906

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From Interstate 95 Northbound: Take exit 43 to Walnut Street. Turn right onto Walnut Street. Dive 2.3 miles, then turn right onto Central Street. Stay on Central Street for 1.1 miles. Turn left to stay on Central Street (road makes a sharp turn). Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site will be on your left. From Interstate 95 Southbound: Take exit 43 to Walnut Street. Turn left onto Walnut Street. Drive 2.3 miles and turn right onto Central Street. Stay on Central Street for 1.1 Miles. Turn left to stay on Central Street (road makes a sharp turn). Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site will be on your left. From Route 1 Northbound: Exit onto Main Street towards Saugus. Stay on Main Street for 0.8 miles. At the traffic circle, take the third exit onto Central Street heading north. In 0.3 miles, Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site will be on your right. From Route 1 Southbound: Once in Saugus, take the Walnut Street exit. Turn left onto Walnut Street from the exit ramp. Drive 0.6 miles and turn right onto Central Street. Stay on Central Street for 1.1 Miles. Turn left to stay on Central Street (road makes a sharp turn). Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site will be on your left.
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