Highland House ca. 1910 (THS Collection)
The Truro Historical Society takes you back to the past through its collection of artifacts, images, and historical documents on display and in repository at the Highland House Museum and Cobb Archive.
Cobb Library ca. 1912 (THS Collection)
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Every summer the museum hosts events and activities (for children also) designed around Truro's rich local history.
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Visit the Cobb Archive >>
View the Summer 2014 Events >>
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Become part of a vibrant community of individuals from Truro and afar--all interested in local history. Society membership gives you access to programs and events that enrich and inspire. Learn more about the benefits of membership >>
Support the Truro Historical Society's preservation and educational goals with a financial donation, a donation-in-kind, or a donation of relevant artifacts.
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From the collections of Dr. Peter Burgess of N. Truro and the Society, these remarkable postcards document the beauty and simplicity of Truro life and landscape in the early 20th century, provide insight into the concerns and emotions of their senders, and lend an important human perspective to the period. Through July 11 at the Highland House Museum. See the events page.
- Attend the annual meeting of the members of the Truro Historical Society on Friday, July 18th at the
- Highland House Museum. The meeting starts at 4:30 PM; refreshments will be served.
You must be a member to attend and vote. Join or renew your membership in advance at the front desk of the Museum, online at Join, or at the meeting (come early). The agenda for the meeting will include by-law revisions, which require approval by the members. The by-law revisions will be posted here by July 4.