Welcome to jpt100th.com. This website is a celebration of J. Paul Taylor—the family man, educator, former statesman, social advocate, & “Conscience of the New Mexico Legislature.”

It is run and maintained by the Friends of the Taylor Family Monument, is nonprofit dedicated to preservation & interpretation of the Taylor-Mesilla Historic Site.

Taylor Friends and New Mexico Historic Sites invite you to join us for our annual Nacimiento Open House on Sunday, December 18th, 2022, from 1-4 pm.

Send J. Paul a Holiday Greeting:

J. Paul Taylor
P.O. Box 133
Mesilla, NM 88046

¡Feliz Navidad!

2022 Nacimiento Open House

When: December 18th; 1-4pm

At: Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property

For the safety of visitors, volunteers, and J. Paul Taylor:

  • We ask that all guests be FULLY VACCINATED.

On December 18, visit the Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property and explore its collection of more than 200 nativity scenes from around the world! Visits will be available in blocks of 15 minutes.

Admission will be $5 for adults, and free for children 16 years old and younger. Free admission for 2022 – 2023 members of Taylor Friends.

2020 Nacimiento Open House

A Window Into History

Meet J. Paul Taylor

Get to know the family man, educator, statesman, advocate, and former “conscience of the NM legislature”

Photo Gallery

Browse frames from the life of J. Paul Taylor; historic events, family gatherings, home, and art collections

Historic Site

The Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property embodies the rich history and heritage of the Southwest borderlands

Join Taylor Friends

Friends of the Taylor Family Monument is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the Historic Site