Table of contents for Truro : the story of a Cape Cod town / Richard F. Whalen.

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Introduction: A Sketch of Historic Truro Today
Part I: Pamet Indians, European Adventurers and the Pilgrims
Chapter 1: Indian Graves, Skeletons and Wigwams
Chapter 2: Before the Pilgrims: European Adventurers
Chapter 3: America?s Most Famous Settlers Arrived
Chapter 4: Early Landowners and Indian Encounters
Part II: Settlers, Whalers and the Revolutionaries
Chapter 5: From Pamet Settlement to Truro Township
Chapter 6: The Founding Father, the Minister and Slavery
Chapter 7: Truro Copes with Provincetown
Chapter 8: A Pioneer Whaling Town
Chapter 9: A Tea Tempset, Bombardments and 460 British Prisoners
Chapter 10: Truro in 1794, Its Harbors and First Lighthouse
Part III: Boom Times, Hard Times
Chapter 11: A Fishing Boom, But Many Lost at Sea
Chapter 12: Salt, Sheep and Summer Sojourners
Chapter 13: The Quick and the Dead
Chapter 14: Economic Decline, the Civil War and a Controversial Dike
Chapter 15: Shipwrecks, Mooncussers and Life-Savers
Chapter 16: Railroad Tracks, Fish Weirs and the Portugese
Part IV: Twentieth Century Truro, A Seaside Town for Summer People
Chapter 17: Mort Small, the Outspoken Innkeeper
Chapter 18: Truro?s Authors, Artists, and Composers
Chapter 19: National Defense and a National Park
Chapter 20: Preserving Open Space While Shorelines Erode
A. Pring?s Narrative of His 1603 Voyage
B. Mourt?s Relation
C. Paine?s 1706 Letter to the Legislature
D. The Act of 1709 Creating the Town of Truro
E. The Town?s Pledge to Support the Revolutionaries
Annotated Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Truro (Mass. : Town) -- History.
Cape Cod (Mass.) -- History.