Robert E. Howard
Make your plans now -- Robert Howard Days is coming up soon on Friday and Saturday, June 13th and 14th, 2014.
Project Pride is a community organization in Cross Plains, Texas that bought
the Howard House in 1989 and has since restored it to a museum in Robert E. Read more >>
THE FATHER OF CONAN
By GLENN LORD, Literary Agent for the Estate of Robert E. Howard
As printed in Savage Sword of Conan #200
The future creator of Conan, Robert Ervin Howard, was born January 22, 1906, at Peaster, Texas, a tiny hamlet some forty-five miles southwest of Fort Worth. The father, a country physician, moved the little family the length and breadth of Texas over the next several years before finally settling at Cross Plains, a small town in Central Texas, in 1919. Read more >>