America’s First Great Dam Museum held an auction on Saturday, August 27, 2016. This auction was a huge success with money being raised totaling, $16,000.00. The America’s First Great Dam Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the Keokuk-Hamilton dam and power plant.
Two of the highest bids were for; a dinner for 8 with a well known chef and dinner for 10 at a private home, each being sold for $1,000.00. The event had an excellent turnout of over 100 people in attendance.
The museum is further dedicated to educating the public of its importance and to provide another attraction in the Keokuk area for the enhancement of the main street area and to help tourism and the community.