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  • Satchel Paige

    Mobile native Leroy "Satchel" Paige (ca. 1906-1982) was one of the finest pitchers in baseball and certainly...
  • Paint Rock

    Paint Rock is located in southwestern Jackson County in the extreme northeast corner of the state.
  • Paleoindian Period

    The Paleoindian period (approximately 15,000 to 10,500 years before the present) encompasses the era...
  • Florence Glass Palmer

    Florence Glass Palmer (1895-1977) is known for her two novels on southern life during Reconstruction...
  • Panic of 1819

    The Panic of 1819 was the first significant economic crisis in the United States and led to failed banks...
  • Panton, Leslie & Company

    Panton, Leslie & Company, established in 1783 by Scottish merchants William Panton, John Leslie,...
  • Paradise v. Allen

    Paradise v. Allen , decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1987, desegregated the Alabama state troopers...
  • Parisian Department Stores

    Founded by two sisters in Birmingham in the nineteenth century, the Parisian department store chain spread...
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks (1913-2005) is one of the most enduring symbols of the tumultuous civil rights era of the...
  • John Howard Parnell

    John Howard Parnell (1843-1923), a native of Ireland, settled in Chambers County for some years and established...

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