kpanek on May 29th, 2013

The Gillum House Bed & Breakfast offers an Elopement Package – lovely memorable ceremony with no fuss (for you)!

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kpanek on April 19th, 2013

Showing the building of a bridge across the West Fork River at Shinnston, West Virginia.

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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 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 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 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 29th, 2012

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 […]

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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 April 7th, 2012

Approximately 75 children came to Ferguson Park for the Easter Egg Gather April 7, 2012.

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kpanek on February 29th, 2012

Shinnston has more churches than bars. There have never been “religious wars” in Shinnston. The Lenten Services prove it.

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kpanek on January 23rd, 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.

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