Archive for March, 1887

March 3, 1887

On this day in 1887, 20-year-old Anne Sullivan arrived at Ivy Green, the Keller family’s estate, to begin teaching their 6-year-old deafblind daughter, Helen. Born to Irish immigrant parents in Feeding Hills, MA, Anne herself went blind as a child. She attended Boston’s Perkins School for the Blind–the same school Helen Keller eventually attented. OperationsRead more..