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Glossary

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  • Silas
    Silas is located in southern Choctaw County, in the southwest part of the state on the Alabama-Mississippi...
  • Silverhill
    Silverhill is located in southern Baldwin County in the southwest corner of the state. It has a mayor/city...
  • William Gilmore Simms
    Although not an Alabamian himself, William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870), the leading author of the antebellum...
  • J. Marion Sims
    J. Marion Sims (1813-1883) practiced medicine in central Alabama from 1835 to 1849. He is often credited...
  • Sipsey
    Sipsey is located in east-central Walker County in the central part of the state. It has a mayor/city...
  • Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
    Located in Birmingham, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was the first house of worship for African...
  • Skyline
    Skyline is located in central Jackson County in the northeast corner of the state. It has a mayor/city...
  • Skyline Farms
    The Skyline Farms project, established by the federal government in Jackson County in 1934, was one of...
  • Slavery
    Slavery existed in Alabama even before it became a state. Beginning in the territorial period in the...
  • Eugene B. Sledge
    Mobile native Eugene Sledge (1923-2001) is renowned outside of Alabama largely for his graphic portrayal...