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Ivy Green

300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
+1 256-383-4066
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History of Knights of the Blinds

Ivy Greens is the birth place of blind Helen Keller who opened the eyes of the LIONS to provide... read more

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A great tour at a great price. We really enjoyed our guide and the story of Helen Keller. The... read more

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The birthplace of Helen Keller, this site provides tours and information and includes the historic pump that provided the "miracle" breakthrough.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
+1 256-383-4066
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ivy Greens is the birth place of blind Helen Keller who opened the eyes of the LIONS to provide sight to the blind on 30th June 1925.A must visit place.

Thank churchinbensg1946
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great tour at a great price. We really enjoyed our guide and the story of Helen Keller. The grounds are so well kept and the price of the tour is affordable for all.

Thank Rrmckeown
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Be inspired to make the most of your life by visiting the home one of the most outstanding people the US has ever produced. See her charming family home, the tiny home where she and Annie Sullivan first made connections and Helen began to understand...More

Thank bevhearn
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place (birthplace of Helen Keller) and decided to take a look before we continued our travelling. So glad we did as it was very interesting. The guide was full of knowledge and friendly. Recommend to anyone.

Thank tonyhick
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Take a quiet, peaceful stroll through history and be reminded and inspired by the amazing story of an amazing woman. Our tour guide was a retired teacher of the deaf. Her passion was evident and contagious. She was FABULOUS! Huge bang for our buck here!

Thank runnincrazy
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stopped by here one day before school started and wanted to learn more about Helen Keller. The tour was good. The tour guide knew a lot of things to talk about. You an tour the grounds and see where Helen keller lived and learn...More

Thank iolajason
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The birthplace of Helen Keller is located in Tuscumbia, AL, just a short distance from Florance, AL. This home has been well maintained and a large majority (maybe 80 to 85% I believe they said) of the items and furniture found in the house is...More

Thank glsc-geekgirl
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It's hard for an attraction to live up to the hype someone generates in their mind over the course of many years of wanting to see it. Ivy Green does not disappoint! It's a lovely place, very well kept, staffed with people who are passionate...More

1  Thank 761joycea
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very informative guide who is passionate about her work. I learned things about the Keller family that were truly interesting. Make sure you visit the grounds and the Lions Club area. Great for the whole family.

Thank Renee V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had such an awesome tour guide; she shared so much information with us! So much history is in that little house ~ loved all the photographs, furniture, dresses. Everything is so well kept, including the grounds. I would encourage everyone to stop by!

Thank GrannyFrances
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Vicki G | Reviewed this property |
The cottage was always that close to the house and that is why they rode Helen around and around the property and local area so that she didn't realize she was so near to the house. When I saw the cottage I too thought it... More
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Response from GeorgeJ_12 | Reviewed this property |
Figure an hour or so. Really depends on time of year. If it is when the production of The Miracle Worker is going on, figure longer. I would figure a couple of hours. The Tennessee Valley Art Center is pretty much next... More