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Thomas Duncan Community Hall
619 Ferry St
Lafayette, IN 47901
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venue type: Historic Home / Building
venue style: Historic
catering: Offsite Catering (Restricted Vendor Selection)
max venue capacity: 310
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The mission of the Thomas Duncan Hall, Inc. is to preserve and maintain Duncan Hall so that it can provide a place for cultural, educational and celebratory events that enrich our community. It will also sponsor educational programs that enhance civility, character, and citizenship in Greater Lafayette, Indiana.
Thomas Duncan's gift to Lafayette provides a unique, relaxing, beautiful and historic setting in which we all may: communicate on matters of importance; create and share music, art, and theater; and celebrate the important occasions that punctuate and add meaning to our lives. The foyer features handsome double front doors, beautiful walnut paneled walls, and marble floors.
You are invited to schedule your special event at Duncan Community Hall in one of these attractive and affordable settings. Enjoy the entire building for a unique reception, dinner, or conference. Dining available for up to 250 people. Special day rates are available.
A first floor event includes access to the Ballroom, Sarah Duncan Room, Victorian Tea Room, and two parlors. 
The Foyer features handsome double front doors, beautiful walnut paneled walls, and marble floors.

The Ballroom/Auditorium features elegant, two-story, 45'x33' hall, marvelous acoustics and curtained stage with grand piano.

Great for hosting a dining event the Victoria Tea Room features an elaborate crystal chandelier, an antique solid walnut table, and seats up to 24.
Sarah Duncan Room is a lovely walnut paneled room perfect for clubs and private parties. Includes fully equipped kitchen and features seating for up to 50 for dining or theatre-style, special antique paintings, elaborate upright piano and brass chandeliers.
Deep in the heart of Duncan Hall is a hidden haven, The Secret Garden. Schedule an intimate dinner for up to four surrounded by fragrant flowers in the gateway with fountain.
Alder Room is popular for special meetings and luncheons. Adjacent is a convenient kitchenette, with china. 22'x17' and seating up to 25 theater- style, 20 for dining. 
Mary Haywood Room features a marble and bronze staircase to the balcony. You will find this charming early American room, perfect for showers and parties. (Light refreshments permitted) 
Gertrude Shambaugh Room is an ornate English Adams-style parlor is appropriate for poetry readings and book clubs. (No food or drink) 
The Elizabethan style Thomas Duncan Room is ideal for important meetings or interviews. (No food or drink.) 
Consider Thomas Duncan Community Hall for:
  • Weddings
  • Birthday Parties
  • Bridal Showers
  • Receptions
  • Baby Showers
  • Graduation Parties & Events
  • Team Dinners
  • Anniversaries
  • Reunions
  • Holiday Parties
  • Life Celebrations & Memorials
  • Corporate Special Events & Meetings
Visit the Snappening Spaces tab for more details about our beautiful spaces.

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