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 November 17th, 2013

Christmas Trees decorated by Shabby Chic Sisters and Gillum House Bed & Breakfast are being raffled off for the Shinnston Cemetery Preservation Project.

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kpanek on September 18th, 2013

Glenville State College Bluegrass Band performed at Shinnston Frontier Days

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kpanek on August 23rd, 2011

The Gillum house Bed & Breakfast now has two wineries on the Covered Bridges and Wine Package Tour.

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kpanek on September 16th, 2010

September 16, 2010: Their B & B Was D.I.Y. Daily Mail – Charleston SHINNSTON – One stop at a West Virginia bed and breakfast in the early 1980s was enough to convince Kathleen Panek she could open one too… That is how an article in the Charleston Daily Mail began on September 15, 2010 (D.I.Y. […]

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kpanek on August 17th, 2010

August 17, 2010: Stydahar Field has new bleachers!  The Harrison County Board of Education said the bleachers would be done before the first home game.  And they are!  HOWEVER the Press Box is NOT, therefore the first 6 Lincoln Football Games will be AWAY games!  Fear not!  Citizens of Shinnston who cannot go to the […]

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kpanek on July 6th, 2010

July 6, 2010: July 18 will be a day of mixed feelings in Shinnston. That is the day The Wright Stuff Works will be auctioning wookworking and stained glass tools and inventory. For more details www.wrightstuffworks.com. Sunday, July 18, 11:ooam 229 Pike Street We wish them a good auction as we are saddened to see […]

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kpanek on May 13th, 2010

May 13, 2010: The news is still full of the “bad economy”. Let us help you to have a wonderful vacation, enjoying lots of things, while spending little. Gillum House Bed & Breakfast has turn-by-turn routings to many things (can be customized – no longer turn-by-turn but will get you to your particular interests) to […]

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kpanek on April 16th, 2010

April 16, 2010: Mother’s Day is coming very soon. Gillum House Bed & Breakfast is just 22 miles from both the Anna Jarvis House and the Mother’s Day Shrine (same distance, slightly different route). In 2009, the West Virginia Association of Museums visited the Anna Jarvis House in Webster and the Mother’s Day Shrine in […]

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kpanek on January 14th, 2010

January 13, 2010: Believe it or not, there are a few places other than Shinnston worthy of a visit. Yours truly of the Gillum House Bed & Breakfast just returned from a wonderful trip. I met up with a group of innkeeper friends for dinner at a restaurant in Warm Springs, Virginia called the Gristmill. […]

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kpanek on November 22nd, 2009

November 22, 2009: It is a wonderfu day to be alive and in Shinnston. The sun is shining and a breeze that is great for laundry drying is wafting through the trees. It is one of those days that you sit back and say, “GOD is in his Heaven and all is right in my […]

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kpanek on September 25th, 2009

September 25, 2009: Frontier Days is literally in my front yard! As it is every year, the Skee Ball game is directly in front of my front porch. The street to my driveway is blocked off for pedestrian traffic only with the Kiddie Rides across the street from our side yard and the Big Kid […]

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kpanek on June 21st, 2009

June 21, 2009: After our weekend guests departed, I offered dear old Dad dinner out at the restaurant of his choice. We went to Ruby Tuesday’s. He still remembers it as our first experience was in Maryland off I-68. There were 4-levels of goodies on the salad bar!  No longer true. He was happy with […]

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kpanek on June 7th, 2008

You may have heard about us (north-central WV) in the news lately. Someone ticked SOMEONE off because we had some humdinger storms! May 31 we had a flash of lightning and a BOOM so close behind it was if it was at the same time. My uninterruptible power source kept the computer up and going, […]

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kpanek on May 14th, 2008

Saturday, May 10 was the kick-off of the 25th Annual National Tourism Week and Discover Great American Traditions is the theme. The I-68 Welcome Center (coming into WV from Maryland) had a celebration of this and invited Gillum House to come participate. In view of the theme, Kathleen wore her 18th Century clothes to highlight […]

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