White River Junction is a CDP located in Hardford Town, Windsor County, Vermont, United States of America. White River Junction was settled in the 1800s and until the 1960s it was the most important railroad junction in the whole state of Vermont, mostly because it is located at the point where White River and Connecticut River meet. The first depot was built in White River Junction in 1949. In present, White River Junction has about 2,600 resident living on an area of 1.7 square miles. Notable residents of the city include meteorologist Jim Cantore, comic artist Cayetano Garza, artist James Sturm and musician Dan O'Day. If you plan visiting White River Junction there are some attractions that you definitely need to see.
Top Attractions within White River Junction
White River Junction Historic District is an area of the city, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Place in 1980, but since, its boundaries expanded. This wonderful area of White River Junction includes beautiful old buildings raised in Greek Revival, Richardsonian Romanesque, Italianate and Colonial Revival architecture styles. This important White River Junction attraction includes about 30 buildings.
The Main Street Museum is a wonderful display of cultural items of White River Junction. It is considered to be an alternative museum thanks to the eclectic mix of items that are put on display within its area. The museum opened in 1992 and since then draws to White River Junction about 3,000 visitors each year. In present, an important focus of this museum is on the technology.
Tip Top Cafe is a typical American bistro located in the city center of White River Junction. It is located in the space that formerly belonged to an old style bakery and offers delicious food, even for vegetarians, as the eatery has special menus also for ovo and lacto vegans.