Visit Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller

Open Tomorrow – 8:30a to 4p
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The Home

Learn about Helen Adams Keller, her family, her illness, her teacher, Anne Sullivan and see how Keller’s life developed starting in this beautiful and historic home.

Plan Your Trip

Ivy Green is a wonderful destination for travel and we recommend taking in various site, stays and meals in the Shoals area. We can’t wait to show you all the area has to offer.

The Grounds

The home is a traditional clapboard home in typical Southern architecture. Take a walk through history and experience the homestead upkept with original furnishings, memorabilia and more!

HELEN'S LIFE AND STORY

Biography

Learn about Helen Adams Keller, her family, her illness, her teacher, Anne Sullivan and see how Keller's life developed starting in this beautiful and historic home.

Helen's Story for Kids

Children will love visiting the home to take a walk through history. On our Kid's page they can learn about Braille, learn about her story and complete our Scavenger Hunt!

Her International
Impact

Helen traveled to 39 countries spreading her
story and advocating for the deaf & blind.

The Keller EFFECT

Lions Club

The Lions Club works to honor Helen’s challenge to be “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness”.  Including sight programs aimed at preventable blindness

The Miracle Worker

Each summer an incredible troupe of actors recreates the amazing story of Helen, Annie and the miracle that happened at Ivy Green. An experience that is wonderful for all ages.

Camp Courage

The camp for the hearing impaired and visually impaired middle schoolers. Campers work with college education majors and learn independence and walk in Helen’s footsteps.