1919 - House changed hands

ArtemasHenry Galbraith Ward sold the farm to his brother Artemas Ward (the grocer and advertiser) for $2043.

1914 - House painted gray

Ward HouseThe 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.