Author

Lonn Taylor

Lonn Taylor is a historian and former museum curator living in Fort Davis.

Art |
May 13, 2015

Oil on Canvas

How the Spindletop gusher turned one prospector into an arts patron with an unusual flair for self-recrimination. 

Artifact |
December 11, 2014

Saddle Up

Four generations of an illustrious border family have passed down a magnificent nineteenth-century example of Tejano saddlery.

Texas History |
May 9, 2014

Spanish Gauntlet

Faced with the realities of a rugged land, a band of sixteenth-century explorers left behind their dreams of conquest, as well as this chain mail glove.