Thank you to all who visited the Highland House Museum this season. The museum is now closed but will reopen on June 1, 2022. We look forward to seeing you then. You can still contact us at: [email protected]. and visit the Cobb Archive Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-Noon and by appointment. To contact the archival staff please email [email protected].
The Highland House Museum is closed for the season!
Visit the Cobb Archive
The Cobb Archive houses maps, charts, books, photographs, family memorabilia, and other historical documents. This 1912 building was designed in the Arts and Craft style and originally served as the town’s first public library. Located in Truro Center, the Cobb Archive is accessible to the public for research.
Open by appointment, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 AM-12 PM
13 Truro Center Road
To schedule an appointment, send an email to [email protected].
HISTORIC TRURO: Landmarks and Legends Self-Guided Tours
A joint project of the Truro Historical Commission and the Truro Historical Society, this guidebook was created to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower in Cape Cod Bay in 1620 and is an update of the 1984 guide that celebrated the 275th anniversary of the founding of Truro.
Click here to download the guidebook: Historic Truro Tours
This program was supported in part by a grant from the Truro Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Funding for printing was also provided by the Truro Chamber of Commerce, Truro Part-Time Resident Taxpayers’ Association, and Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod. Chuck Steinman, Editor and Graphic Design, Truro Historical Commission.
Notecards for Sale
Share your love of Truro with every note you write! Notecards for sale made from vintage postcards from the Truro Historical Society collection – Sets of 4 for $10. Share your love of Truro with every note you write! Click HERE to order yours today! Pictured here: Ballston Beach, Truro, Mass
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Truro Historical Society Contact Information
Truro Historical Society (THS)
PO Box 486
Truro, MA 02666-0486