You’ve likely heard about its beautiful beaches and its small-town charm, but there are plenty of other things you may not know about Truro. To begin with, Truro only has about 1,700 year-round residents. During the summer months, though, that number can reach 20,000!
Of course, Truro also has a rich history. The ancestral home of tribes including the Wampanoag People, the Pilgrims first came to Truro after anchoring at Provincetown Harbor. Colonists came up with the name Truro in honor of a province in England.
Truro’s history is also connected to the Cape Cod Light. The original lighthouse was built in the late 1700s, then replaced with the current one in the mid 1800s. It’s now Cape Cod’s oldest operating lighthouse.
Truro is also home to…