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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''Every summer, for over 30 years, the Helen Keller Foundation has presented outdoor performances of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker. The play is usually performed from early June through mid-July. It is especially popular during the Helen Keller Festival held in Tuscumbia every June.
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  • It was great to learn things I didn't know about Helen Keller and to be reminded of many things I had forgotten. What an incredible woman she was! It was cool to be in her childhood home. After you...  more »
  • Visited here while on a music pilgrimage to area. Women who are guides tell you about her life and the house, then you are free to wander the museum area and grounds. Makes me want to watch the movie....  more »

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