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  • Lehman Brothers
    Lehman Brothers, a former Fortune 500 global financial services firm, was founded in 1850 in Montgomery...
  • Leighton
    Leighton is located in eastern Colbert County, in the northwest corner of the state. It has a mayor-city...
  • Letter from Birmingham Jail
    Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" is the most important written document of the...
  • Level Plains
    Level Plains is located in Dale County in the southeastern corner of the state between Fort Rucker and...
  • Lewis Smith Dam and Lake
    Lewis Smith Lake was created in 1961 by the Alabama Power Company as a result of the company's construction...
  • Carl Lewis
    Alabama native Carl Lewis (1961- ) is one of the most recognized track and field athletes in U.S. and...
  • Cudjo Lewis
    The man known as Cudjo Lewis (ca. 1841-1935) was the last survivor of the Clotilda, the last recorded...
  • David P. Lewis (1872-74)
    David P. Lewis (ca. 1820-1884) was Alabama's governor from 1872-74. Lewis represented Alabama Unionists...
  • Dixon Hall Lewis
    Dixon Hall Lewis (1802-1848) is unfortunately probably best known for his extreme size, but he was also...
  • John Lewis
    Pike County native John Lewis (1940- ) is a Democratic Congressman of the Fifth Congressional District...