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 [...]
42698 – Then end of the line! Today was the last time Engine 42698 left the Station. It was a tribute to the memory of Drexel Westfall and his wife Martha Jane who both passed away last month. In 1998, Candy Fiorito and her “partner-in-crime” Lexie Barnes had an idea of a way to spread [...]
Jim Petty came to Shinnston to get his painting of his 1927 Indian Chief by John Panek.
Approximately 75 children came to Ferguson Park for the Easter Egg Gather April 7, 2012.
Reminiscing about growing up in West Virginia and how the love of a State becomes a part of a person, not just a geographic place. It is HOME.
Guests at the Gillum House are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of the house with a 3rd night rate of $19.12.
There are still pretty leaves to be seen for the last time in 2011, but this is the last chance most likely.
September 1, 2011: That is what Ed Youngblood titled his News & Views entry of 8/24/2011 – Bikes, Bed, and Breakfast. He starts the entry with this: “In 1952, Jonas Salk developed a vaccine that contributed eventually to 99 percent immunity to the polio virus, which had been the cause of the most dreaded childhood [...]
August 31, 2011: As September stands poised and August says goodbye for another year, the nights are getting cooler. My favorite season is coming. The color season will soon be upon us. Our daytrip routings for scenic drives or motorcycle rides are beautiful in any season as this photo from the top of the ridges [...]
Motorcycle riders come to Gillum House for routings to get the best motorcycle riding tailored to what they want in a ride.
August 2, 2011: Sunday ended MountainFest 2011. It was a great festival with something for everyone. Ted Nugent, Montgomery Gentry, helicopter rides, daredevil exhibitions, food…. And the piece de resistance – the Vintage Motorcycle Show. This year the Vintage Show had the entire building – wide aisles, larger and better displays, and MORE BIKES!!! Classic-Cycle-Art [...]