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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


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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