The Unsolved $500 Million Gardner Museum Theft

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

HAS ANYONE SEEN $500,000,000 IN ART LYING AROUND BOSTON? An hour or so after St. Patrick's Day ended in 1990, two men dressed as Boston cops entered the Isabella Stewart […]

Slavery and Freedom in Truro

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

Please join us for an event to recognize Juneteenth. Stay tuned for program details.

Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

GET READY FOR THE BRITISH INVASION! Truro Historical Society is excited to host the Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers! This season's program includes an eclectic mix of British composers from […]

The Train is Coming! History of the Railroad

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

In 1873, the Cape Cod railroad system linking Boston to Provincetown was completed. Truro gained access to the wider world of business and commerce, while also providing access to tourists […]

The Story of Truro Vineyard’s Chinese Mulberry Tree

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

Doug Still, creator of This Old Tree radio show and podcast, visited Truro in January to research Truro Vineyard's Chinese Mulberry Tree in front of the colonial house once owned by […]

Boston Lyric Opera Presents Svadba

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

THS will present Svadba, an opera film made during the pandemic and filmed on Ballston Beach, Truro. It is a stunningly beautiful, 55-minute opera on film. Svadba was  named as Winner for Artistic Creation […]

THS Annual Meeting

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

Visit us at the Highland House Museum for Truro Historical Society's Annual Meeting. Refreshments will be served as our president, Susan Kurtzman and board members update members and the community […]

Life on a Whaling Ship

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

Curt Martin will be joining us with an enlightening look at what life was like on a 19th century whaling ship.  

Summer Gala!

Truro Vineyards 11 Shore Road, North Truro, United States

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR AN EVENING OF CELEBRATION! We are excited to host our annual Summer Gala again at the beautiful Truro Vineyards! Stay tuned for more details on this […]

Shark Talk – Center for Coastal Studies

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

We will host Brian Legare, Seascape Ecologist and Program Manager for the Shark Ecology Research Program, for an interesting and enlightening presentation on our local shark population

Native Time and Settler Time with Linda Coombs

Highland House Museum 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA

We welcome Linda Coombs to discuss the divergent perspectives of early colonial life on the Outer Cape. Linda Coombs (Aquinnah Wampanoag) is an author and historian from the Wampanoag Tribe […]