lucius d amerson

Highway Dedicated to First Black Sheriff in the South, Macon Co.

History was honored in Tuskegee on Thursday, as the new Lucius D. Amerson highway was unveiled. Amerson was the first black elected sheriff in the south after reconstruction, in Macon county. With many friends, county officials, and family of Amerson – including son Anthony Amerson – the dedication ceremony was held in Booker T. Washington high school due to inclement…