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The retirement home of Prof. Charles Halleck Wing, a unique two-story, six room house with no inside stairway, has been moved to Gouge's Creek from its original location in the Ledger Community of Mitchell County. Prof. Wing, a native of Brighton, MA, served as a professor of chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is credited with establishing bookmobile services for libraries. Prof. Wing also established a free school and the Good Will Free Library containing some 12,000 volumes, a considerable amount of books for a small rural community like Ledger in the 1880s.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 38 Issue 18, Feb 1971, p11-12, il
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