kpanek on April 14th, 2013

We had strange visitors in our yard this morning. Wish you had been here to see them!

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kpanek on December 5th, 2012

Shinnston, West Virginia begins their celebration of Shinnston’s Christmas on the first Saturday in December. Activities take place all day, culminating with the Parade and the Shinnston Community Band Christmas Concert.

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kpanek on November 22nd, 2012

The cap on Thanksgiving Day 2012 was Joe meeting Punjab. After an 18th Century Frontier Thanksgiving, Joe got a kiss from Punjab.

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kpanek on October 4th, 2012

Gillum House Bed & Breakfast roasts coffee fresh for our guests – the guests even get to choose the country their coffee is from. We use a Nesco Coffee Roaster that is made in the USA.

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kpanek on September 21st, 2012

The Annual Shinnston Frontier Days has great weather, good rides, and excellent entertainment.

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kpanek on September 8th, 2012

A HealthNet helicopter landed in Shinnston September 7, 2012.

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kpanek on September 7th, 2012

The most important B in B & B is BREAKFAST!! Read about a recent Gillum House Breakfast.

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kpanek on August 24th, 2012

Gillum House Bed & Breakfast is honored to continue with B & Bs For Vets in 2012. The program started in Shinnston, West Virginia in 2008. In 2010 the program went international with over 900 B & Bs around the world participating. In 2011 BBCanada started B & Bs For Remembrance Day.

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kpanek on June 12th, 2012

July 1, 2012 the Shinnston Community Band will perform the Anual Independence Concert at Ferguson Memorial Park.

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kpanek on June 11th, 2012

Riffle Pottery is back to potting! Gillum House Bed & Breakfast has new Gillum House mugs made by Larry Riffle of Riffle Pottery.

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kpanek on May 19th, 2012

Teams turned out for the Harrison County United Way fundraiser Bocce Tournament and our guest got a great breakafst.

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kpanek on May 7th, 2012

Shop Shinnston hosts Girl’s Night Out on May 10, 2012. Get entry card stamped by every participating shop for chance to win a basket of goodies!

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kpanek on May 2nd, 2012

May 2, 2012: Spring is almost sprung!!! The tulips, forsythia, daffodils are gone. But they bloomed early this year. Guests coming in May are in for a treat. Blooms are everywhere!! Rhododendron and azalea usually bloom the middle to the end of May. Our red azalea and white azalea are almost in full bloom (the […]

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kpanek on April 21st, 2012

Jim Petty came to Shinnston to get his painting of his 1927 Indian Chief by John Panek.

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kpanek on March 30th, 2012

See the Spring 2012 issue for the article and photo spread about Travel to Shinnston

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