Colbert County is where Alabama’s musical influence on the world is deeply rooted. It is home to the acclaimed FAME and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio recording studios. The Alabama Music Hall of Fame, in Tuscumbia, celebrates Alabamians who have made significant contributions to the music industry. Ivy Green, the childhood home of acclaimed human rights activist Helen Keller, is also in Tuscumbia. The state’s hunting tradition is honored at the cemetery for coon dogs, claimed to be the only one in the world, near Cherokee.