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A Chronology of Helen Kellerís Life

Early Childhood

June 27, 1880

Helen Keller is born to Captain Arthur Henley Keller and Kate Adams Keller at Ivy Green in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

A picture of Kate Adams Keller, sitting on a chair and holding a fan in her hand.  This picture was probably taken when Helen was a small child.


A picture of Captain Arthur Keller.  This picture is framed on the wall at Ivy Green, in Tuscumbia, Alabama.  This picture was probably taken before Helen was born.

Kate Adams Keller, Helen's Mother
It was Helen's mother that found out about the Perkins Institute for the Blind by reading a book by Charles Dickens called American Notes.
  Captain Arthur Keller, Helen's Father
Capt. Keller was a Confederate Army Captain, then magazine editor, and US Marshall appointed by President Grover Cleveland.
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