French and Indian War in North America 1754.
Artemas was commissioned by Continental Congress as First Major General and Second in Command under George Washington.
Artemas Ward Family monument was erected in Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury Center.
The house has not always retained its proud yellow color. During war time, only battleship gray paint was available. The house was painted as part of its ordinary maintenance, and for a time it was forgotten that the house had once been yellow.