What does our current landscape say about how the land on the Outer Cape was used in the past? Learn how the Native American use of fire, wood harvesting by European settlers, agricultural use and the current building boom have changed Cape Cod. Find out how a wide array of introduced species has … read more
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The Highland House Museum will be the site for our annual dinner on August 13, 2016, taking us back to the days when it was a resort hotel. Dinner will feature wine and spirits by Truro Vineyards, food by Cosmos Catering and musical entertainment by Nickolas Suchecki and Hunter Burgamy. Dinner … Make your reservations here
New Member Benefit!
As a member of the Truro Historical Society you will now have the opportunity to hold an event at the Highland House Museum! With a donation based on the size of your party (up to 100 people), you can celebrate a birthday, anniversary or wedding at one of Truro's best known landmarks, the old Highland House, a hotel built on the Highlands in 1907. Located near the Highland Light in North Truro, it is a classic example of a turn-of-the-century summer resort hotel. For more information, contact [email protected].
Take a Trip to the Past…
The Truro Historical Society takes you back to the past through its collection of artifacts, images, and historical documents on display and in repository at the Highland House Museum and Cobb Archive.
We Invite You to Join Our Community!
We encourage you to support the Truro Historical Society this year by making a donation and/or becoming a member. … [Read More...]
Participate in Truro's rich local history and learn about subjects that connect Truro to the outside world. This summer … [Read More...]