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Veraestau, Holman Hill Road, Aurora, Dearborn County, IN



B&W Photos

HB466899
East Front, From Northeast

HB466900
East (front) Entrance

HB466901
East Front, From Southeast

HB466902
North (1810) Wing, From North

HB466903
Northeast (1838) Addition, North Side

HB466904
Southeast (1913) Addition, South Side

HB466905
West (1937) Wing, South Side

HB466906
North And West Sides

HB466907
North (1810) Wing, West Side

HB466908
Entrance Hall, Looking East

HB466909
1838 Staircase, Looking South From Entrance Hall

HB466910
Double Parlor (north Wing), Looking East

HB466911
Music Room, Looking South

HB466912
Double Parlor (north Wing), Looking West

HB466913
Dining Room (1913), Looking West


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Item Title


Location
Holman Hill Road, Aurora, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IN-184
Significance: Veraestau is significant architecturally as it represents a well executed blend of architectural styles from four different historical eras. It reflects its architectural development in the blending of Federal, Greek Revival, and Vernacular elements conveying a sense of both utility and beauty. It is also significant for its historical association with persons of local, state, and national prominence.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST FRONT, FROM NORTHEAST
2. EAST (FRONT) ENTRANCE
3. EAST FRONT, FROM SOUTHEAST
4. NORTH (1810) WING, FROM NORTH
5. NORTHEAST (1838) ADDITION, NORTH SIDE
6. SOUTHEAST (1913) ADDITION, SOUTH SIDE
7. WEST (1937) WING, SOUTH SIDE
8. NORTH AND WEST SIDES
9. NORTH (1810) WING, WEST SIDE
10. ENTRANCE HALL, LOOKING EAST
11. 1838 STAIRCASE, LOOKING SOUTH FROM ENTRANCE HALL
12. DOUBLE PARLOR (NORTH WING), LOOKING EAST
13. MUSIC ROOM, LOOKING SOUTH
14. DOUBLE PARLOR (NORTH WING), LOOKING WEST
15. DINING ROOM (1913), LOOKING WEST


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