Our History

Civil War Monument in Watertown, WIA tradition of quality and service since 1865. The company was founded in 1865 as Archie Brothers, Inc., by five stonecutter brothers from Scotland who migrated to Wisconsin. They began crafting cemetery monuments of the highest quality and their company grew to become Wisconsin’s largest memorialist. The tradition of fine quality and service that was established over a century ago, are proud characteristics of today’s Archie Monument. We have served the monument and memorial needs of many families for four generations. Our perpetual guarantee assures that we will attend to all details; from selection consultations to monument placement and installation, in a thorough and professional manner. Our marble and granite are purchased in large quantities and we employ modern, cost effective methods and machinery to assure our customers the finest quality monuments at a reasonable price.

Archie's, Waterloo,WI 1897Archies 1st Street

Other events from 1865:

  • Abraham Lincoln was President
  • The Civil War ended
  • Salvation Army was founded