Emily Post, longtime seasonal resident of Edgartown, was known on the Island as much for her gardens as her book Etiquette. Her great-great-granddaughter, Lizzie Post breathes new life into the iconic text.


The house she loves best of all was the focal point of the informal talk given by Mrs. Emily Post of New York and Edgartown at the meeting of the Dukes County Historical Society yesterday afternoon.


A formal agreement for the purchase of the Harbor View hotel at Edgartown has been signed, and the purchasing group for which Alfred Hall has been acting since the first agreement was executed a few weeks ago, will take title to the property in December. But work toward the renovation and rehabilitation of the hotel will begin at any time, Mr. Hall told the Gazette this week, with an expenditure of at least $50,000.


To Vineyarders the most interesting contribution to a recent symposium on favorite vacation spots published by Vogue is that Mrs. Price Post, who tells of her summer home on Fuller street, Edgartown. An atmospheric little sketch accompanies the contribution which is as follows: