Follow this itinerary for a full day of inspirational exploration.
Ivy Green – Home of Helen Keller - Helen Keller, “America’s First Lady of Courage,” was born in Tuscumbia where her memory is kept alive at her birthplace. It is also the site of the “Miracle Worker Play,” held each June and July.
Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House - The Stanley and Mildred Rosenbaum house was completed in 1939 and is the only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structure in the state of Alabama. It is also one of only 26 Usonian houses in the United States. The original owners lived in the house until 1999. It is constructed of cypress, glass and brick and has been meticulously restored.
W.C. Handy Home & Museum - This birthplace of William Christopher Handy, “Father of the Blues” will walk you through the life of this talented musician who was born in Florence, Alabama. W.C. Handy has made a considerable contribution to the musical community, including such compositions as Memphis Blues, St. Louis Blues, and Beale Street Blues.
Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts – The Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is an educational and culturally diverse museum and center. The art center hosts a wide variety of rotating art exhibits, programs and activities.
Ivy Green - Helen Keller Birthplace
Trapped in a dark, soundless world after a childhood illness left her blind and deaf, Helen Keller...
Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House
A genuine work of art—from the floors to the furnishings to the faucets—the Rosenbaum House grows...
W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library
"Where the Tennessee River, like a silver snake, winds her way through the clay hills of Alabama,...
Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts
A cultural center with ever-changing exhibits. Housed in two historic homes on the National...