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Your Memories Of Lonn Taylor, The Rambling Boy

By Marfa Public Radio Today, we continue our celebration of our friend Lonn Taylor, the Rambling Boy. It’s been just over a week since he died at the age of 79 at his home in Fort Davis. We’re airing remembrances … Continue reading

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Texas Historian And Author Lonn Taylor Has Died at 79

By Marfa Public Radio Historian and beloved Big Bend resident Lonn Taylor has died at the age of 79. Jeff Davis County Justice of the Peace Mary Ann Luedecke confirmed Taylor’s death. She said, Taylor died peacefully at his home … Continue reading

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Lines in the Land: Descendants of the Buffalo Soldiers in Fort Davis

In 1867, two regiments of black soldiers were stationed in West Texas. They were called the Buffalo Soldiers by the Native American tribes they fought. Many of those soldiers were former slaves, and their descendants still live in the area. … Continue reading

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