Benson Street

Compact carnival in Camden, NJ. Christmas, 1952. The corner is believed to be Broadway and Benson Street.

Benson Street derived its name from John J. Benson, an agent of the Camden & Amboy Railroad, who played a significant role in the development of the Stevens’ lands. In acknowledgment of his contributions, particularly when the land was divided into building lots, a street was named in his honor.


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