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Ivy Green, Tuscumbia

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Ivy Green is the name for the childhood home of Helen Keller. It is located in Tuscumbia, Alabama. The house was built in 1820 and is a simple white clapboard house. The actual well pump where Helen Keller first communicated with Anne Sullivan is located at Ivy Green. The property includes the cottage where Keller was born and the house where she spent her early childhood.The Miracle Worker DramaEvery summer, for over 30 years, the Helen Keller Foundation has presented outdoor performances of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker. The play usually shows from early June through mid-July. It is especially popular during the Helen Keller Festival held in Tuscumbia every June.The house is located at 300 West North Commons in Tuscumbia.
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  • Ivy Greens is the birth place of blind Helen Keller who opened the eyes of the LIONS to provide sight to the blind on 30th June 1925.A must visit place.  more »
  • A great tour at a great price. We really enjoyed our guide and the story of Helen Keller. The grounds are so well kept and the price of the tour is affordable for all.  more »
  • Be inspired to make the most of your life by visiting the home one of the most outstanding people the US has ever produced. See her charming family home, the tiny home where she and Annie Sullivan fir...  more »

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