Use Policy

Choate-Sias signfor the Choate-Sias House

Adopted 10/26/2010

  • Appli­ca­tions for use of the Choate-Sias House will be sub­mit­ted to the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety Direc­tor or des­ig­nated representative.
  • Con­sid­er­a­tion of the appli­ca­tions will be made based on uses out­lined and con­form­ing to the Mis­sion and Vision State­ment of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. The nature of the func­tion and the pro­jected size of the group will be taken into consideration.
  • The Direc­tor, or des­ig­nated rep­re­sen­ta­tive, will con­sult with two addi­tional board mem­bers to review each request and issue a determination.
  • A refund­able damage/security deposit of $100 will be required prior to the use of the build­ing. Any dam­age or clean­ing required fol­low­ing the event will be deducted from the deposit and any bal­ance remain­ing will be billed to the user.
  • A con­tri­bu­tion will be requested for use of the building.
  • Use of the build­ing by the soci­ety and groups spon­sor­ing fund rais­ing activ­i­ties for the ben­e­fit of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety will not require a contribution.
  • Groups using the Choate-Sias facil­ity will be respon­si­ble to clean it before leav­ing and to remove any trash that may have been cre­ated by their use of the facility.
  • No smok­ing or alco­hol use is per­mit­ted in the Choate-Sias House.
  • Use of the fire­place is lim­ited to Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety functions.
  • Please be aware that if your group is meet­ing out­side of reg­u­lar open hours, there will be no phone avail­able. It is advis­able to bring a cell phone in this case.

For an appli­ca­tion form, click the link below.

Appli­ca­tion for use of Choate-Sias



2 Responses to Use Policy

  1. Saint John de Crevecoeur Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Elise A. Roessler, Chapter Regent says:

    Hi Sharon,

    We are plan­ning on hav­ing our August Chap­ter Meet­ing on Wed. August 24th, 2011 at 11;30 a.m. at the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety House. Nor­mally we have between 20 — 30 peo­ple show up at our meet­ings. We plan on meet­ing and doing Genealog­i­cal Research and learn­ing some Danville His­tory at our meet­ing. We should be out of the build­ing before 3:00 p.m.

    Look­ing for­ward to see­ing you,

    Elise A. Roessler

    • sharon lakey says:

      Hi Elise,
      I will put this infor­ma­tion into our cal­en­dar. Please fill out the appli­ca­tion, sign and give me a copy for the files. If for some rea­son you can­not print one out, I can send it to you or you can come pick one up if you are near Danville on a Tues­day or Thurs­day, noon to 7:00 pm.

      I look for­ward to meet­ing your group,.

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