Death and Legacy
Fletcher died of a cerebral hemorrhage while staying at Rutland's Berwick Hotel. He is interred at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Fletcher's family made numerous contributions for civic causes in Cavendish and Ludlow including constructing and donating Ludlow's Fletcher Library in 1901. His home "The Castle" is now an inn and restaurant near Okemo Mountain ski resort. In addition, his heirs donated the Ludlow property that is today the Fletcher Farm, a non-profit educational center that offers instruction in the arts.
Governor Fletcher's son Allen M. Fletcher, Jr. served in the Vermont House and Senate in the 1940s.
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