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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