Tuscumbia, AL - Ivy Green is the name for the childhood home of Helen Keller. The house was built in 1820 and is a simple white clapboard house. The actual well pump where Helen Keller first communicated with Anne Sullivan is located here. The property includes the cottage where Keller was born and the house where she spent her early childhood.
Mule Day in Columbia, Tennessee, a tradition begun 170 years ago, has grown into the country’s biggest annual celebration of all things related to mules. What started as ‘Breeder’s Day,’ a single day livestock show and mule auction held the first Monday in April, is now almost a week-long festival that has earned Columbia the reputation of Mule Capital of the world.