The Huron River flooded in June, 1968, wiping out the Dixboro Dam and causing damage to other dams along the river.

The Ann Arbor District Library's Old News project has an extensive feature on the June 1968 flood, with contemporary photos and stories from the Ann Arbor News.

In the news

Sometimes it is good to be proven wrong. After my challenge to anyone who still remembers the 1968 flood, four stalwart citizens phoned to tell me about their experiences.