"It was true that Tom Nevers was "out there" by island standards. It was a six-mile journey down the Milestone Road, and it wasn't as chic as the village of Sconset, nor was it as prestigious as owning a home that fronted the harbor. Tom Nevers had no restaurants and no shopping; to get coffee and the paper, Connie had to drive to Sconset."nantucket.net
What is eelgrass?Eelgrass is a common name for a group or genus of plants called Zostera that grow under water in estuaries and in shallow coastal areas. Eelgrass may also be referred to as SAV, or Submerged Aquatic Vegetation.
Eelgrass is neither a grass nor a seaweed. It is an angiosperm, or flowering plant that can live for many years, a perennial.