Thursday, December 27, 2018

Preservation and education of cemeteries with Denise Mahoney. #FolkloreThursday

Denise Mahoney, City of Mississauga.
Photo by Jason Spencer.
Photo courtesy of: https://www.mississauga.com/photogallery/6311476/
Denise Mahoney is the Manager, Cemeteries & Operational Services, and Program Manager, Cemetery Legislation and Compliance for the City of Mississauga, Ontario. She has over 20 years experience managing municipal cemeteries, and the promotion of heritage resources connected to cemeteries and cenotaphs. In this episode, Denise discusses her family’s connection to Fishot Island, her interest in cemeteries, her position as a heritage coordinator and a cemetery manager with the City of Mississauga, cemetery records and mapping, and the preservation and education of cemeteries.

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The Living Heritage Podcast is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the community level. The show is a partnership between HFNL and CHMR Radio. Past episodes are hosted on Libsyn, and you can subscribe via iTunes, or Stitcher. Theme music is Rythme Gitan by Latché Swing.

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