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 Mysterious Fort Davis Coindropper

Someone in Fort Davis is dropping coins around town, and we’re not talking pennies and nickels – More like Irish pounds, Philippine five-peso pieces, and French twenty-five centimes.

On this edition of the The Rambling Boy, Lonn looks into this mysterious figure and draws a parallels between dropping coins and the true generosity of people.