kpanek on April 29th, 2015

Come see the newly redecorated Gillum House front porch.

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kpanek on April 18th, 2015

April 18, 2015, Gillum House, Shinnston:  We have been among the missing for a while. Medical issues with himself, coupled with the Winter Doldrums, and with visits from children and grandchildren (aka willing slaves to fixer up) are part of the reason. Have you ever felt like just doing nothing? You know there is a […]

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kpanek on January 5th, 2015

Valentine’s Day 2015 is a 3-day weekend.

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kpanek on January 1st, 2015

We enjoy being creative with presentation of our fruit course for breakfasts at Gillum House Bed & Breakfast in Shinnston, West Virginia.

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kpanek on December 26th, 2014

Announcing the 2015 3rd Night Special at Gillum House Bed & Breakfast

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kpanek on December 7th, 2014

December 7, 2014 Gillum House Bed & Breakfast, Shinnston, West Virginia: Last night was the 18th annual Shinnston Community Band Concert. Thank you Alex Linger for the recordings and the link. The innkeeper at Gillum House Bed & Breakfast plays Baritone Saxophone in the Community Band. We have been in rehearsal since October. The Community Band […]

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kpanek on August 25th, 2014

Gillum House Bed & Breakfast invites Veterans (Military ID OR Veterans Administration is required

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kpanek on June 7th, 2014

The Levi Shinn Log House in Shinnston, built circa 1778, is the oldest house in Harrison County

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kpanek on June 4th, 2014

The Battle of Philippi was for possession of the covered bridge crossing the Tygart Valley River.

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kpanek on June 2nd, 2014

West Virginia has many rail-trails throughout the State – several of them are near Shinnston.

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kpanek on May 31st, 2014

There are many lovely waterfalls in West Virginia – these are two of the most spectacular.

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Traveling US Rte. 50 and US Rte. 250 are challenging and fun for motorcycles and sports cars. Curves and scenery in all seasons.

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kpanek on May 29th, 2014

The Chapel of Perpetual Adoration in Shinnston is the only such Chapel in West Virginia.

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kpanek on May 28th, 2014

Being a State with coal as a major industry, West Virginia has had many mine disasters. Some of them have sparked legislation for mine safety.

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kpanek on May 27th, 2014

Tour the museums of West Virginia from Gillum House Bed & Breakfast

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