Helen Keller's Birthplace

Subject: Disablity / Education / Women's History
Themes: Women's Rights Civil Rights 20th Century
Age groups: Elementary School Middle School
Resource type: Websites

"Ivy Green", the house where Helen Keller was born, is now a museum in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Learn more about this historic site and the activities there at the website, helenkellerbirthplace.org.

There is a yearly Helen Keller Festival held in Tuscumbia, complete with pageants, food booths, car shows and other typical small-town events.

William Gibson's play, "The Miracle Worker, is performed on weekends in June and July. ¨CLICK HERE for more information.