Southeast Field Office

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

Southeast Veraestau color
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
Rising Sun riverfront
Rising Sun: River, Wine, and Beans
Events, Hidden Gems

Located on the Ohio River Scenic Byway and the Indiana Wine Trail, tiny Rising Sun in southeast Indiana has become a growing destination — and the navy bean capital of Indiana.

Ridge Avenue, Greendale
Tour the Homes That Whiskey Built
News, Tours

On September 22, tour four houses on Greendale’s Ridge Avenue, where prosperous distillery moguls built stately homes in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Upcoming Events
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Veraestau Christmas in the Country
Holiday Open House at Veraestau 2018

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays at Indiana Landmarks’ historic country estate overlooking the Ohio River.

Veraestau Historic Site
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