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Helen Keller's Birthplace and Home

Historic Site

Known as Ivy Green, this home was built in 1820 by Helen Keller's grandfather. The infant Helen Keller developed high fever that took her sight and hearing. Each summer, The Miracle Worker, depicting how she overcame her handicaps, is re-enacted here.

Wheelchair Accessible

For more information visit:

Helen Keller's Birthplace and Home
300 N. Commons St. W
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Hours of Operation
  • Open M-Sat. 8:30-4
  • Not provided