Save Historic Birthing Shelter

The Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home, Inc., "Miss Bea's", is located in CAMILLA, GEORGIA and is listed on both the Georgia and National Registers of Historic places.  This former birthing center  was owned by Mrs. Beatrice Borders,(above on the right) who turned her home into a maternity shelter in the early 1940's. This maternity shelter was the safe-haven birthplace of more than 6000 babies born to mothers who were not allowed to give birth in the local hospitals.

This once vital  and vibrant "shelter" is rapidly decaying. However, the Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home Committee, Inc. is working tirelessly to save the  building and preserve its unique history.

Once restored, the old shelter will become an interactive museum and community resource and outreach center.

Your donation is desperately needed and will be  gratefully appreciated.


  • Kathleen Brogden 
    • $10 
    • 11 mos
  • Pat Logan 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • ChrIstopher Davis  
    • $50 
    • 13 mos
  • Shauna Smith 
    • $25 
    • 14 mos
  • Harry Morgan 
    • $25 
    • 14 mos
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Mary Jo Haywood 
Camilla, GA
Georgia B Williams Nursing Home 
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