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  • Hattie Hooker Wilkins
    Hattie Hooker Wilkins (1875-1949) was the first woman elected to the Alabama State Legislature as a representative....
  • Hank Williams Sr.
    Few performers in the history of country music can compare with Hank Williams Sr. (1923-1953) in terms...
  • Aubrey W. Williams
    Tireless social activist and New Deal program administrator Aubrey Williams (1890-1965) was born, on...
  • Jan Willis
    Jefferson County native Jan Willis (1948- ) is an author, professor, and internationally recognized scholar...
  • Wilson Dam and Reservoir
    Wilson Dam, located on the Tennessee River between Colbert and Lauderdale counties near Muscle Shoals,...
  • Wilson's Raid
    Wilson's Raid, conducted by Union general James H. Wilson from March 22, 1865, to mid-April 1865,...
  • Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
    Augusta Jane Evans Wilson (1835-1909) was one of the most popular American novelists of the nineteenth...
  • Edward O. Wilson
    Edward Osborne Wilson (1929- )?naturalist, environmentalist, ecologist, entomologist, humanist?is...
  • Wilsonville
    Wilsonville is located in east-central Shelby County in the central part of the state, on the banks of...
  • Wilton
    Wilton is located in southwest Shelby County which is located in the center of Alabama, situated just...