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July 2018

Annual Membership meeting

July 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Susan Kurtzman – “Celebrating 65 years of Jobi Pottery”

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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JOBI POTTERY was founded in 1953 in the tiny town of Truro, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts by Joe Colliano and Bill Hastings, known as ‘The Jobis’. The shop was located near the Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse in a converted hot dog stand. When the Cape Cod National Seashore was created in the late 1960’s, the Jobis moved their shop to North Truro and eventually sold the business to Lee and Elizabeth Locke, who ran Truro Crafters until it closed in…

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August 2018

Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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The Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers under the direction of Allison Beavan, is an a capella ensemble of approximately 20 voices. This enthusiastic, fun-loving group promises to provide a memorable hour of music for audiences of all ages. Come enjoy their concert of upbeat love songs from all genres that range from the sublime to the ridiculous!

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Gala Celebration: Shake, Rattle & Roll– Happy Days at the Highland House

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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$75.00

Truro Historical Society Gala Celebration at the Highland House Museum. Join us for an evening of food, drinks, music and memories as we revisit the days when the Highland House Museum was a popular Truro restaurant and gathering place. Help support our mission to honor and preserve the history of Truro and the Outer Cape! To buy tickets, please click this link: SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL      

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Peter McMahon – “Mid-Century Modern Houses on the Outer Cape”

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Starting in the late 1930s, the Outer Cape attracted some of the prime movers of modern architecture. Join us when Peter McMahon, founding Director of the Cape Cod Modern House Trust (CCMHT), shares the history and current status of the more modern houses in the area that represent a little-known cultural asset we all share.

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Adam Berry – A Haunting Investigation at the Highland House

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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TBA

 Join Adam Berry from TLC’s Kindred Spirits and Syfy’s Ghost Hunters for a lecture and paranormal Investigation of the historic Highland House Museum.

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THS Member Private Museum Tour

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Please call for reservation.  

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Helen McNeil-Ashton — Creativity and Conflict: The Marriage of Edward and Josephine Hopper

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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“ Creativity and Conflict: The Marriage of Edward and Josephine Hopper” In 1924 Edward Hopper married Josephine (“Jo”) Nivison, an artist whose works at that time had been more widely exhibited. During their 43 year marriage Jo was Edward’s muse, model, accountant and, arguably, victim.  In the era of #MeToo, this lecture places the tumultuous Hopper marriage in the context of period relationships and other artist-artist marriages while asking questions about historical method. How important is biographical information — if…

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Meadow Hilley – “Uncovering the History of Cape Cod’s Involvement in the Slave Trade” (please note date change)

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Originally from Brewster, Meadow Hilley lived in Senegal, West Africa for six years in and out of college. She received her Ph.D. from Brown University’s Department of French Studies with a specialization in Francophone African Literature and Film and taught at Colby College from 2005–08. Meadow is now editor of The International Educator newspaper and once again lives in Brewster with her husband and two daughters.  

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Brian Carlstrom, Superintendent of the CCNS – “Impressions and vision for the future of the national seashore and the Outer Cape”

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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FREE

  Join us to meet Brian Carlstom, the new superintendent of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Participate in a discussion of his vision for the future of the National Seashore and the Outer Cape" in collaboration with Truro Connections.  

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September 2018

Bill Burke – “The History of Creating the Cape Cod National Seashore”

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bill Burke, the National Park Service’s historian and cultural resource program manager, will review the historic creation of the Cape Cod National Seashore and its effects on the Outer Cape.

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Opening lecture for Truro Treasures

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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