Prominent People in Salem's Polish Community
The heart of a community is, of course, its people. The Polish community in Salem has been fortunate from its beginning to have had a number of active leaders throughout the years. Click on the links above to learn about some of these people.
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Did You Know?
In 1799, Salem native Nathaniel Bowditch revised John H. Moore's New Practical Navigator, the standard navigation manual of the 18th century. Bowditch discovered and corrected over 8,000 errors in Moore's manual! In 1802, Bowditch published the New American Practical Navigator.