The roots of E. E. Ward Moving & Storage extend across American history. From the Underground Railroad to the Civil War, the Ward family has been part of some of history’s greatest progressions. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out our original blogs here.
After the Ward Transfer Line was established in 1881, founders John and William Ward were the primary owners. They enlisted their relatives to help service Columbus area citizens.
Like the family transfer line, Edgar Earl Ward was born in 1881. As the youngest, Edgar Ward assumed ownership of the business in 1899 at the age of 18. Under Edgar Ward’s leadership, the company witnessed many changes. First, the company was renamed E. E. Ward Transfer & Storage Company in 1899. In 1914, the company began changing to motorized vehicles and retired its last horse in 1921.
From societal progress to technological advancements, E. E Ward has seen some of the greatest historical changes. When it comes time to move, trust the movers who have more than 134 years of relocation services. Let Ward do it.