Thomas D. Brown Real Estate Associates
Rentals 508-349-2700
300 Route 6
PO Box 2003
Truro, MA 02666

The History of Thanksgiving

In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President … Read more

Veterans Day

How Veterans Day Came To Be On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the Great War.” Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning the following year, November … Read more

Truro Treasures Weekend!!

Truro Treasures Weekend is right around the corner.  This made me think of what it is we celebrate when we celebrate this Town we are so proud to call home.  We have talked in previous blogs about Truro being the first place the Pilgrims found water and how they found maize otherwise known as corn by Corn … Read more

The Holiday Season

The holiday season brings about a number of questions for many.  What is the meaning of the holiday season?  Does that meaning vary based on the holiday that you are celebrating?  Every year I hope for some insight into some of these questions and this year I may have stumbled upon some! An elderly gentlemen … Read more

Holiday Events On The Outer Cape

The holidays are a magical time on the Outer Cape. The hustle and bustle of a fabulous summer season has eased and the locals and visitors alike look forward to getting together and enjoying the events of the season. Every year on the night before Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim Monument is lit up in Christmas lights. … Read more

Veterans Day Schedule of Events

The Cape Cod Times published a very thorough schedule of Veterans’ Day Events. We wanted to share it with our readers as we say “Thank You” to those who have and those who are currently serving. Barnstable: A Day of Remembrance and Healing service, 9 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 3055 Main St. (Route … Read more