Southeast Field Office

Helping neighbors save buildings and other places that matter in Dearborn, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland counties.

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Office Details
Veraestau Historic Site 4696 Veraestau Lane
 Aurora, IN 47001-9406
Jarrad Holbrook, Director
Southeast Territory

Where We're Located

The Southeast Field Office serves four counties, working with individuals and groups to save historic places and offering restoration advice.

The office occupies a portion of Veraestau, a historic country estate perched high on a bluff above the Ohio River. The property spans 200 years of Indiana history, beginning when Jesse Holman built the first simple log cabin on the site.

Indiana Landmarks received the 116-acre property as a gift from the Cornelius and Anna Cook O’Brien Foundation in 2004. The house is open for tours by appointment and as a rental venue. Learn more about Veraestau and its grounds for weddings and events.

Recent News
Musee de Venoge
Party like It’s 1815 at Switzerland County’s Musee De Venoge
Events, Hidden Gems, Tours

From fire-fodder to restored rarity, Vevay’s Musee De Venoge tells a story worth learning. Enjoy an 1815-style Fourth of July celebration at the living history museum, June 30 and July 1.

Sugar Shack, Lawrenceburg
A Cool Investment in Downtown Lawrenceburg

Historic downtown Lawrenceburg welcomes a new business just in time for warm weather. Strong’s Sugar Shack, housed in a c.1868 commercial building, opened in April featuring locally made candy, hand dipped ice cream, baked goods, coffee, and more.

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