Even though many on the island feigned nonchalance or even disdain at the arrival of the first family, there was always an air of excitement when President Russell arrived in Siasconset, or Sconset as the locals called it. After all, he was the president of the United States.
POTUS and his family were just beginning their four-week vacation on Nantucket, which typically commenced in early August and ended after Labor Day.
The home on Low Beach Road in Sconset where the Russell family was staying was the property of a social media CEO. Rather than Baxter Road, which represented old money, the newer money preferred the south side of the village, along Low Beach Road, which afforded sweeping views of the dunes and scrub oak bordering the Atlantic Ocean.
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