Pleasant Hill School House Museum has three summer events on the calendar

The Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum on state Route 213, Steubenville, has several upcoming events on the summer calendar, beginning with a food and yard sale set for June 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

That will be followed by a Christmas in July food and yard sale on July 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Finally, there will be a Back-to-School food and yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 30.

Anyone wanting to drop off items for the sales can do so on the preceding days from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., according to the museum’s June newsletter. All donations are tax-exempt.

Fundraising is the summer project, the newsletter notes in recapping the “latest news,” including a school visit to the museum by 50 second-graders from Stanton Elementary School on April 25. They spent half the day at the schoolhouse, the other half at Historic Fort Steuben.

Other museum news notes the handicap entrance was build by Michael Minor and Richard Clashman, and flooring was restored by John and Donna Minor.

The latest acquisition was a portrait of Abraham Lincoln purchased from Nelson fine Arts of Steubenville with a donation made by Paul Crowe, alumni, The portrait was hung by museum board member David Nicholson next to the portrait of George Washington, giving the inside of the schoolhouse even more a turn-of-the-century wlook.

Individuals interested in supporting the museum are welcome to become members with annual fees being: $5, student; $10, alumni; $20, family; principal, $50; and $100, superintedent. Members will receive two newsletters a year and free admission to all events.

Checks can be made payable to the Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum and mailed c/o 4355 Steuben Woods Drive, Steubenville OH 43952.