Roscoe Percy Ward Residence

804 E. Elm Avenue, Waseca, MN
Architecture: Temple Style of Greek Revival
Year Built: 1896

Roscoe Percy Ward was a banker, farmer, alderman and city councilman in Waseca during the turn of the 20th century. In 1893, he was married to Daisy Cole of Minneapolis in 1893 and had a son, Emerson Ward. In 1896, Roscoe Percy Ward engaged architect and family friend, E. S. Stebbins to design his Elm Avenue residence. This 2 1/2 story, clapboard-sheathed house uses classical detailing in the temple style. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.