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Southeast Field Office


Veraestau

4696 Veraestau Lane
Aurora, IN 47001-9406
812-926-0983
Fax: 812-926-3122
veraestau@indianalandmarks.org


Veraestau Historic Site serves as Indiana Landmark's Southeast Field Office and is open each weekend April through November for tours and rentals.

News

2014


Cabin restoration earns Bicentennial Commission recognition

11/11/2014

Endorsement elevates attention for Aurora project

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Riverview Cemetery joins National Register

9/19/2014

Aurora burial ground is example of "rural cemetery" movement

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Perpetual sunshine at Veraestau

5/29/2014

Historic site captures panoramic views and more than 200 years of Indiana history

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Movable Feast highlights historic Aurora

5/12/2014

Tour and three delicious courses at local landmarks

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Announcing Indiana's 10 Most Endangered

4/26/2014

We unveil our 2014 list of landmarks in jeopardy

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Preservation tax credit reform hits a bump

2/6/2014

Proposed amendment calls for replacing preservation tax credits with grants, but no funding is included

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2013


Business inspired by Aurora history

12/11/2013

Great Crescent Brewery draws on local tradition

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Grant will help survey of Dearborn County archaeology sites

10/10/2013

Region includes evidence of prehistoric cultures

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National Preservation Conference in Indianapolis

9/16/2013

Indiana Landmarks will roll out the red carpet for our friends in preservation when the National Preservation Conference comes to Indianapolis.

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Parish restructuring will impact historic churches

7/12/2013

Several churches dating to mid-nineteenth century will close

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Reserve your spot for a special evening at Veraestau

6/7/2013

Discount for members of Indiana Landmarks

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Announcing Indiana's 10 Most Endangered

4/24/2013

We unveil our 2013 list of landmarks in jeopardy

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A good reason to get lost

4/15/2013

Visit Dearborn County Bridge #15 and feel far away from it all

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Work begins to preserve pioneer-era cabin in Aurora

4/11/2013

Log house discovered under modern additions

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Spring means Derby at Veraestau

3/13/2013

Annual event features our take on Kentucky Derby traditions

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A welcome addition to downtown Aurora

2/11/2013

New market and cafe occupies former bank building

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Outlook improves for 10 Most sites

1/8/2013

Progress for imperiled properties

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2012


Preservation is in the blood for new southeast director

10/19/2012

New staffer Seth Elder introduces himself

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Faith on Fifth Street

4/13/2012

Dwindling congregation commits to preserving historic Aurora church

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Serious fun at Veraestau

3/13/2012

Derby Day festivities support our care of the Ohio River estate

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Historic byways could be history

2/14/2012

Federal budget cuts threaten National Scenic Byway Program

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2011


Grant helps restoration at River View Cemetery

12/14/2011

Aurora cemetery is attractive example of nineteenth-century "rural cemetery" movement

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Spa owner sees potential in historic Aurora house

11/14/2011

John Cobb House survives for reuse thanks to designation as a local landmark

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Geothermal conversion at Veraestau really pays off!

9/13/2011

200-year-old estate becomes model of modern technology

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Veraestau Historic Site

9/12/2011

Perched high on a bluff overlooking the Ohio River, Veraestau embodies more than 200 years of Hoosier history

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Announcing 2011's 10 Most Endangered

5/2/2011

Calling attention to places in jeopardy

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A "Lost Bridge" worth finding

5/1/2011

Restored bridge offers opportunity for cultural reflection

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Saving the Triple Whipple

4/4/2011

A one-of-a-kind bridge with a funny name and an inspiring story

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Mesker Company facades

3/21/2011

Evansville's George L. Mesker & Co. supplied iron storefronts to owners across the country

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National Historic Landmarks

3/14/2011

National Historic Landmarks represent the cream of the crop.

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Indiana's 10 Most Endangered

2/18/2011

Help us find solutions to save these places!

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10 Most Endangered update

1/10/2011

The status of Most Endangered landmarks, past and present

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2010


Learn as you go

8/30/2010

Interpretive panels share history along Ohio River Scenic Byway

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New lead rules affect historic properties

8/24/2010

Regulations will have impact on restoration projects

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Sparkling towers signal exciting new era

8/17/2010

Restoration continues at future home of Indiana Landmarks

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Good news for three 10 Most Endangered

7/30/2010

The tide is turning for these threatened landmarks

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New Harmony preservation patron dies

6/24/2010

Jane Blaffer Owen leaves a legendary legacy

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Transformation moves at "Cook speed"

6/24/2010

Restoration is well under way at the future home of Indiana Landmarks 

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Announcing 2010's 10 Most Endangered

5/4/2010

Calling attention to places in jeopardy

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Should your old wood windows be saved?

5/3/2010

Fine Homebuilding weighs in on the pluses of restoring vintage windows

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We've changed our name!

4/13/2010

Historic Landmarks Foundation is now Indiana Landmarks

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The people and places of Veraestau

4/5/2010

The second chapter in the history of our Ohio River estate

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Veraestau celebrates 200 years of history

2/1/2010

Marking Ohio River estate's history from 1810 to 2010

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Veraestau earns kudos

1/6/2010

Cincinnati Preservation Association applauds estate's new geothermal installation

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Travel Indiana's Historic Pathways

1/4/2010

New scenic byway highlights southern Indiana history

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2009


Santa's historic helpers

11/4/2009

Toy stores in historic buildings make holiday shopping fun

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Celebrating the Triple Whipple

10/30/2009

Restored Laughery Creek Bridge reopens to pedestrian traffic

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Veraestau goes geothermal

10/26/2009

200-year-old estate become model for 21st-century technology

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Bad medicine

10/1/2009

Chain drugstores become preservation menace

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2009 Regional Preservation Award Winners

9/3/2009

Historic Landmarks recognizes outstanding projects around the state

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Eight sides to every story

7/7/2009

Charismatic theorist promoted health benefits of octagon living

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Announcing 2009's 10 Most Endangered.

5/4/2009

Aggressive action required to save jeopardized landmarks.

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How to restore sash windows

5/1/2009

Informative article from Old House Journal online

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The state of historic schools

2/2/2009

Examining the prospects of an increasingly endangered building type

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2008


It's Indiana in 2013!

12/1/2008

The National Trust conference is coming to Indianapolis

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A family that matters

10/8/2008

Efroymson Family Fund supports preservation

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Dearborn County's Big Apple

9/30/2008

Preserving a piece of Roadside Architecture

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Architectural field guides

9/30/2008

Identifying Indiana's architectural styles

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Waste not, want not.

8/1/2008

Preservation and the "green" movement.

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Press Releases

Indiana Landmarks announces 10 Most Endangered places

4/26/2014

Our annual list of Hoosier places in jeopardy

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July event a treasure hunter's paradise

4/1/2014

Treasure Hunt on July 12 features antique market and y'arrrd sales

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Nominations sought for state's top restoration project

12/9/2013

Cook Cup named for Gayle and the late Bill Cook of Bloomington

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Indiana Landmarks announces major fundraising campaign

6/14/2013

Announcing public phase of $25 million campaign

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Groups awarded grants for historic preservation education

6/10/2013

Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks fund virtual and historic walking tours, school projects, brochures and more

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Indiana Landmarks announces 10 Most Endangered

4/25/2013

Our annual list of Hoosier landmarks in jeopardy

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Board names directors from across state

9/13/2012

Indiana Landmarks announces new directors and officers

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Workshop on saving vintage barns set for Madison

8/13/2012

BARN AGAIN! to take place Sept. 14-15 in Madison

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"Rightsizing Communities" symposium in Richmond

6/1/2012

Experts offer advice for communities affected by "shrinking cities" issues

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Indiana Landmarks announces 10 Most Endangered places

4/28/2012

Hoosier landmarks in jeopardy

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Inaugural Rescue Party to benefit Endangered Places

3/20/2012

Will you join the Rescue Party?

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Sharon Gamble joins Indiana Landmarks staff

3/2/2012

Gamble joins as vice president of development

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National historic preservation leaders coming to Indiana

2/15/2012

Experts to speak at Indiana conference

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Ind. Landmarks announces state's 10 Most Endangered

5/2/2011

Indiana Landmarks announces annual list of Hoosier landmarks in jeopardy

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Historic farms sought for rural preservation award

3/17/2011

Nomination deadline is May 27

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Indiana Landmarks accepting nominations for two awards

3/17/2011

May 27 deadline to submit for preservation prizes

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John Mellencamp to perform at Indiana Landmarks Center grand opening

3/1/2011

WOW -- Wondrous Opening Weekend features events for everyone

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Preserving, touring vintage Indiana barns

2/22/2011

Barn preservation workshop, March 18-19, 2011

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Dr. James Cooper Wins 2010 AASLH Award of Merit

7/26/2010

Indiana man honored for efforts to preserve historic bridges

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Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Humanities Council give nearly $25,000

6/22/2010

Historic preservation education grants fund documentary, interactive theater, walking tours, and more

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Historic Landmarks Foundation changes name to Indiana Landmarks

4/13/2010

Celebrating 50th year and major contribution by Bill and Gayle Cook

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Historic Landmarks Foundation announces new directors

9/23/2009

Six new directors, officers elected for statewide organization

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Historic Landmarks Foundation accepting nominations for three awards

5/6/2009

June 1 deadline to submit for preservation prizes

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Historic Landmarks Foundation announces Indiana's 10 Most Endangered

5/4/2009

List calls attention to irreplaceable sites in jeopardy

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Tours and sessions on preservation-related topics

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