main house. She was a beautiful and talented
lady even though being both blind and deaf she
accomplished much in her life.
rooms downstairs and two upstairs. It is
furnished in lovely antiques and holds many of
Helen's personal memorabilia.
is the kitchen on the left. On the right is where
the cook's bedroom was located.
where Anne Sullivan, Helen's teacher, had her
first break through teaching Helen sign language.
Anne Sullivan, Helen's teacher, finally got the
sign for WATER. After that she was a fast learner.
Anne lived by themselves so as not to have any
interference from Helen's family. Our tour guide
told us they drove Helen around for two hours
so she would not know she was living next to her
the middle surrounded by ponds.
is in front of the cottage that Helen and Anne
old and I could not read it so I do not know
what kind of tree it is.
This is a plaque for the tree picture below.
We had a very nice and enjoyable day. We truly
learned a lot about Helen's life as a child. What
she went through to learn sign language. Her
going on to attend college, with Anne Sullivan by
her side. She did learn to speak and gave many
speeches to help the deaf and blind. Her birthplace
is located in Tuscumbia, Alabama. It is truly a
lovely place to visit. The grounds are beautiful
well kept up, as is the main house and the cottage.
Helen Keller a beautiful talented lady who did not
let her handicap get her down.