kpanek on June 5th, 2014

The site of the First Mother’s Day Service, the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia has become the International Mother’s Day Shrine.

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kpanek on May 27th, 2014

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

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kpanek on April 23rd, 2011

April 23, 2011: With the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, West Virginia becomes an active participant in the history of that era of the United States. On June 3, 1863 the forces of the Union under the command of General George McClellan and the immediate command of Colonels Benjamin F. Kelley and Ebenezar Dumont met […]

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kpanek on April 1st, 2011

Shinnston is located 22 miles from the Anna Jarvis House and from the Mother’s Day Shrine. See where Mother’s Day began.

Continue reading about Anna WHO? She Started Mother’s Day!