Nick and John Benson from the The John Stevens Shop, located at 29 Thames Street, appeared on CBS Sunday Morning on November 8th.

CBS Sunday Morning Story – A Stone Carver’s Family Tradition

Nick Benson’s handiwork can be seen across the country – his meticulous portfolio immortalized on headstones, war monuments and memorials.

The stone carving craft that he’s perfected dates back to ancient times, and is a Benson family tradition. Michelle Miller reports on the family of craftsmen whose work is embedded in American history.


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