J. Paul Taylor, Living History, Part 2 of 2

Mar 21, 2014

J. Paul Taylor with portrait of his Lopez Ancestor.
Taylor home altar.
In memory of his wife, Mary D. Taylor, and son, John Taylor.
First Taylor pottery collection.
The Taylor music room.

  March 21, 2014 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, Emily Guerra continues with part 2 of an interview with 93-year-old retired educator, historian, arts patron, community leader and State Representative, J. Paul Taylor. Still very active in the community, he talks about his home in Mesilla, the Taylor-Barela-Reynolds State Monument, and their donation to the Museum of New Mexico. Taylor takes a tour of the house and talks about his collections. His first and favorite tours are with school children.

Part 1 of 2 is available on PUENTES, online at

Friends of the Taylor Family Monument website -; national register of historic places -