Wampanoag Art for the Ages, Traditional and Transitional with Lee Roscoe

Truro Meeting House 3 First Parish Lane, Truro, MA, United States

Co-sponsored with the Truro Meeting House, Lee presents her 2022 book followed by Q & A. This is the first and only book of its kind and was vetted by tribal elders. The book looks at life through the arts of this Algonquian Cape Cod tribe which greeted the first colonists. It starts in the […]

Corn Hill Historical Walk with Jay Vivian

Corn Hill Beach Corn Hill Road, Truro, MA, United States

Fee: $10.00 Limited to 20 visitors Rain Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2023 Ever wonder how Corn Hill was named? Go for a 2 mile walk to find out with Jay Vivian, amateur local historian. Jay will lead a group of up to 20 people along a quiet road and sandy path, making occasional stops to […]

Susan Howe Music & Speaker Event: Building an Art Collection, with Chris McCarthy

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

This lecture will give a brief history of collections, highlight some private, public and controversial collections and explore the building blocks for both personal and institutional collecting. Christine McCarthy is the Chief Executive Officer of PAAM (since 2001). She is responsible for all artistic, administrative, fiscal and strategic directions at PAAM, the largest presenter of Cape Cod […]

THS Annual Meeting – 2023

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

Inviting all THS members and interested friends and neighbors to our ANNUAL MEETING for 2023. Come and join us! Refreshments will be served.

The Natural World, Indigenous Voices – Leslie Jonas

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

Join us for a discussion on Climate Change, Rewilding, Cultural Respect and Environmental Self-Determination, co-sponsored with Castle Hill as part of the John P. Bunker Memorial Lecture Series: Leslie Jonas is a native Cape Codder and eel clan member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. She is an experienced senior planning development strategist with a demonstrated […]

Highland Historical Walks with Dan Haslam

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

Join Dan Haslam on the porch of the Highland House Museum to begin an entertaining and informative walk along the Highlands District of Truro. As you wander up to the lighthouse and past the golf course, you will learn the fascinating history of the area from farmland, lighthouse, resort, and National Seashore. Donation:  $10.00 Space […]

Center for Coastal Studies – Whale Disentanglement Team

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

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) has been providing award winning marine education programs since 1976 to promote stewardship, raise awareness and increase understanding of marine and coastal environments through educational programs. The lecture will focus on the Center's efforts in dis-entanglement, and is a feature event for the center's Whale Week activities. Jesse Mechling […]

History of JOBI – 70th Anniversary with Susan Kurtzman

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

Join Susan Kurtzman, current owner of JOBI Pottery, as she discusses the history how Joe Colliano and Bill Hastings combined their talents and interests to shape Truro history.

Poetry Reading Night – Truro Poets Sing of Summer

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

Truro Poets Sing of Summer is the theme for this year's local poetry event. Please join us at the Highland House Museum and listen to our local poets read their works.

Highland Historic Walk with Dan Haslam

Join Dan Haslam on the porch of the Highland House Museum to begin an entertaining and informative walk along the Highlands District of Truro. As you wander up to the lighthouse and past the golf course, you will learn the fascinating history of the area from farmland, lighthouse, resort, and National Seashore. Donation:  $10.00 Space […]

Gallery Reception – Online Auction!

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

We are thrilled to invite you to our Gallery Reception for our Annual Online Auction, which is being held to support Truro Historical Society. This is an event you definitely don't want to miss! The reception is free and open to all visitors, so bring your family and friends along for an evening of artistic […]

History of Truro’s Cottage Colonies, Jane Weissman

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

Cottage Colonies – Opening the Door to the Outer Cape Jane Weissman Cottage colonies are more than just clusters of summertime cabins. With stories and histories to tell, they opened the door for tourists and entrepreneurs to the Outer Cape. Many stayed at these communities first as babies, then adults and then as grandparents. Come […]

Highland Historic Walk with Dan Haslam

Join Dan Haslam on the porch of the Highland House Museum to begin an entertaining and informative walk along the Highlands District of Truro. As you wander up to the lighthouse and past the golf course, you will learn the fascinating history of the area from farmland, lighthouse, resort, and National Seashore. Donation:  $10.00 Space […]

Truro Treasures – Opening Night Speaker Event

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

Nursery of seamen and fishermen – Pamet Harbor from 1830 to 1860  Tim Richards Between 1830 and 1860, the seas were extraordinarily bountiful for Truro mariners. The town was home to some of the most productive fishermen and respected sea captains in the country. Dozens of businesses on and around the busy wharves of Pamet […]