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Living Heritage Podcast

Mar 28, 2018

Tyler Stapleton is a 24 year old Nautical Science Graduate from the Marine Institute. When not navigating the North Atlantic he is actively restoring his 1882 Registered Heritage Structure in Downtown St. John’s. The home was built in 1882 for draper George Taylor and sold to cooper Henry V. Simms in 1902. Simms ran a...


Mar 13, 2018

Jayson Beaster-Jones is an Associate Professor of Music in the Global Arts Studies Program at the University of California. He received his B.A. in Music and Anthropology from Whitman College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Chicago. Jayson is ethnomusicologist whose work focuses on the...


Mar 2, 2018

In February 1918, the S.S. Florizel left St. John’s on what would be its last journey. Blizzard conditions and miscommunication between the bridge and the engine room caused the vessel to crash into the rocks near Cappahayden, Newfoundland. Of the 137 souls on board, only 44 survived. One hundred years later,...