Quaker Mill Dam
Last updated: 10/14/2013
River/Stream: Maquoketa River
Location: Upstream from Manchester, Delaware County
Owner: Willard Hawker
Height: 22 ft.
Length: 196 ft.
Documented Fatalities: 2
July 18, 1968, Bill Tibbott, seining for fish
July 17, 1948, fisherman Jerry Kirby, fell during attempt to climb from the dam to the pier
Comments: Dewatered after upstream levee breaches in floods of 2008 and 2010. Project proposed to remove obsolete dam and rebuild levee to return free-flowing, wandering river to its original bed.
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