Helen Keller Home

(Museum near Wilson Lake)

Alternate Name(s): Helen Keller's Birthplace;Ivy Green

Website: www.helenkellerbirthplace.org

County

State

Alabama

Address

300 North Commons West
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Phone

256-383-4066

Latitude

34.71678

Longitude

-87.71622

Description

Birthplace of Helen Keller, America's First Lady of Courage.  The dramatic life and times of Helen Keller are preserved at her birthplace and childhood home, Ivy Green.  Built in 1820, the home and birthplace cottage are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Original furnishings of the Keller family decorate the home and museum, highlighted by hundreds of Miss Keller's personal mementos, books and gifts from her lifetime of travel and lectures for the betterment of the world's blind and deaf-blind.

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