Cohen Square

Cohen Square in Dartmouth

 

Martin Cohen

To reach Cohen Square, take Route 18 north to Interstate 195 west. Exit at 12A, Faunce Corner Road. Traveling south on Faunce Corner Road, the monument is on the right across from Firestone Tire, at the intersection of Hixville Road. This is between the second and third set of lights after the exit.

 

At the intersection of Faunce Corner and Hixville Roads just north of Dartmouth Mall in Dartmouth is a square dedicated to Army Pvt. Gary Martin Cohen. A native of North Dartmouth, Cohen was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Cohen.  He was killed in the Vietnam conflict in March of 1971, a few days before his tour of duty was to end. The memorial was sponsored by the Jewish War Veterans New Bedford Post 154 and dedicated on Sunday April 30,1975 .  The following individuals were in charge of dedication arrangements:  Post Commander Louis Alpert, Milton Nisson, David Dratch Elliott Feinstein, Samuel Rusitzky, Harvey Shuster, Dr. Myer Halpren and Dr. Eli Nochimow.

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