Abbie Greenleaf Library

The Abbie Greenleaf Library is the public library in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is located at 439 Main St. in the center of the main village, in a Jacobethan building designed by William H. McLean and built in 1912. The building was a gift to the town from Charles Greenleaf and named in honor of his wife.

Abbie Frances Burnham Greenleaf was born in Newbury, Vermont in 1841. She was a member of the Boston Daughters of Vermont and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She married Charles Henry Greenleaf in 1867 and was known to have lived in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She was said to have loved the White Mountains and the people of Franconia.




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