The American Oil & Gas Historical Society (AOGHS.org) recently posted an article on their website that is of particular interest to Skillern family members with roots in the oil business. The First "Lone Star" Discovery is posted in its entirity on the website. It is reprinted from Petroleum Age No. 3, the AOGHS quarterly newsletter. The article tells the story of Texas first oil strike near Nacogdoches, Texas in 1866. The Skillern family plays a significant role, eg; Lucy and Isaac C. Skillern.Check it out.