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
Holman Oak Tree at Veraestau
Caring for Veraestau’s Historic Trees

The trees on the grounds of Veraestau, our country estate in Aurora, help define the historic property. What happens when those trees are damaged or begin to die?

Angevine Cabin, Lawrenceburg
Getting Rid of the Rot at Angevine Cabin

Thirty years after its reconstruction, Lawrenceburg’s c.1820 Angevine Cabin is undergoing top-to-bottom restoration. 

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