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Ivy Green is the birthplace of Helen Keller and is the place where her advocacy for persons with disability believed to have started. The white wooden home was constructed in 1820, a design typical to houses in Southern states.

A room inside the house is arranged to serve as a museum that showcases Helen Keller?s personal belongings and memorabilia. It includes her Braille typewriter and books, gifts, letters, pictures, and some of the things that a famous close friend known as Alexander Graham Bell gave to her as gifts.

Ivy Green was included in the list of National Register of Historic Places in 1954. Since then, it has become a memorial to the incredible phenomenon that happened to the seven year old young Helen. Every year, Ivy Green hosts the Helen Keller Festival that happens in June, which is also the birth month of Helen.
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