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Tree ID: FW-3
Species: Water Oak
Year: 1880
Honoree: Helen Keller
Ancestor Location: The yard of Helen Keller's home in Tuscumbia, Alabama.
History: Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months. She studied nature by climbing trees in the yard of her home in Tuscumbia, Alabama. This water oak may have been one of those trees.

Helen Keller learned about trees by climbing them. The ancestor tree of this Oak is from Helen Keller's childhood home.

Watch the video to learn more. In the video, Whitey says that Helen went blind at age 19. He meant to say, "19 months".

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