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White River Junction in Windsor County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Vermont

Gateway to Green Mt. State

 
 
Vermont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 19, 2010
1. Vermont Marker
Inscription. White River Junction, a natural transportation center, is where highways, rivers and railways converge. In 1759 the rapids at the confluence of the White and Conn. Rivers nearly brought death to Robert Rogers and 3 Rangers. Vermontís first train ran from the Junction to Bethel in 1848.
 
Erected by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 43° 39.007′ N, 72° 19.352′ W. Marker is in White River Junction, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker is on North Main Street 0.1 miles east of Taft Ave (U.S. 5), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: White River Junction VT 05001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City of Lebanon Spruce Tree (approx. 2.1 miles away in New Hampshire); Lebanon Soldiers of the American Revolution (approx. 3.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Lebanon World War I Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Colburn Park (approx. 3.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Lebanon Veterans Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Early Settlers & Allen R. Foley
Wide view of the Vermont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 19, 2010
2. Wide view of the Vermont Marker
Looking eastward into the village of White River Junction, White River and beyond to the mountains of New Hampshire.
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Hanover World War II Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away in New Hampshire); Disastrous Train Wreck (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  White River Junction Historic District: National Register Nomination Information. (Submitted on June 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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