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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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  • Wonderful to see that the property is so well maintained. Came with a group to see “The Miracle Worker”. The cast and crew did an awesome job! It’s truly a must-see!  more »
  • I took my granddaughter who’s 12 on an 8 day history excursion from Chicago down to South Carolina, Jekyll Island Georgia, Macon Georgia, Warm Springs Georgia, Montgomery Alabama, then here to the hom...  more »

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