Thursday, November 3, 2011
Fletcher Memorial Library, Ludlow, Vermont
[LIB2776] - Published by the Hugh C. Leighton Company, Portland, Maine. Made in Germany, no. 331313.
The building has long been recognized as an architectural gem, "the style being that of later English Renaissance". The main Library entrance is a free adaptation of the Winchester School in Winchester , England . The exterior is red brick, trimmed with accents of Bedford limestone on a base of Medfordgranite. Italian marble, Vermont marble and Caen stone, (quarried only in France ) all complemented by gracefully paneled Michigan Oak appoint the interior. [Website]