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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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The Mystery Behind Texas Independence Day

Today is a state holiday. 180 years ago, Texas adopted its Declaration of Independence. We spoke with Lonn Taylor, the host of our history program, Rambling Boy, about a 19th century mystery surrounding the holiday. It was March 2, 1836, and a … Continue reading

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