Browning Street


Browning Street, originally named Evergreen Avenue, stretches east from Mount Ephraim Avenue, opposite Evergreen Cemetery. It was likely laid out as early as the 1890s, appearing in the 1906 Camden City Directory and depicted on a map published in 1914.

On March 4, 1920, Congressman William J. Browning passed away while fulfilling his duties at the Capitol Building in Washington DC. In honor of his memory, Evergreen Avenue, which had no buildings at the time, was renamed Browning Street shortly after his death. By the time the 1924 City Directory was compiled, no homes had yet been constructed on Browning Street. However, construction began soon after, and by 1947, numerous homes stood in the 1300 and 1400 blocks.


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    Browning Street, originally named Evergreen Avenue, stretches east from Mount Ephraim Avenue, opposite Evergreen Cemetery. It was likely laid out as early as the 1890s, appearing in the 1906 Camden City Directory and depicted on a map published in 1914. On March 4, 1920, Congressman William J. Browning passed away while fulfilling his duties at…

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