Lonn Taylor’s History Program

Lonn Taylor

The Rambling BoyStories About Texas is a weekly look at regional history, hosted by Lonn Taylor of Fort Davis.

Taylor is a writer and historian who moved to the Big Bend after retiring from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2002.

The show is broadcast Friday mornings at 11 AM, just after the newscast from NPR.


Recently on The Rambling Boy:

The History of Texas Fences

On this episode of The Rambling Boy, Lonn dives into the history of Texas fences. He explores everything from the barbed wire, or “bab wahr,” fencing that’s ubiquitous across the state today to the ornate square picket fences popular in the 1890s.