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Coraopolis History Archive

Come check out local Western PA history at Coraopolis History Archive!  At Coraopolis History Archive, we strive to tell the story of the Coraopolis Region through photographs, records, and personal accounts.  New information is added weekly!  If you are a longtime Coraopolis resident, a genealogist, an academic researcher, or someone just starting to get acquainted to the area, Coraopolis History Archive is a great place to start!

 

History Research Archive for the Borough of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, near Moon Township, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, including Coraopolis Cemeteries, Coraopolis Maps, Coraopolis Industries, and Coraopolis Photographs.

Welcome to Coraopolis History Archive

Thank you for taking the time to check out the site. Please enjoy your time browsing the archive and engaging with the history of the Borough of Coraopolis.

NAVIGATING THE ARCHIVE

Content is housed under the RECORDS link above. Please click there to get started! 

MAIDEN CITY BLOG delves deeper into the history of town - for instance, do you know why we are named Coraopolis? Wonder no more! Click here to find out the real story.

RESOURCES will show you where to go for more information and introduce you to other local recordkeepers who can help you along the way. On your search, it's important to note that the Coraopolis History Archive is not affiliated with the Coraopolis Historical Society. The Coraopolis Historical Society is located in on the bottom floor of the Coraopolis Memorial Library. If you are trying to reach them, additional information can be found on the borough's website here. Also, if you landed here looking for the CORAOPOLIS TRAIN STATION'S WEBSITE, you're just a click away right here

Finally, have a question, feedback, or historic items you would like to contribute? Feel free to CONTACT US and let us know!

NEW! The original T.M. Fowler 1900 Panoramic map of COraopolis

Check out this beautiful map right here! Wish you had your own? A local store, Emma Jean's Relics, is selling copies to benefit the Coraopolis Business Association. Preorder yours buy clicking here.

NEW! Go on a self-guided historical tour of Coraopolis with the Timetrek

Did you ever look around our town and wonder what it used to look like fifty, a hundred years ago? This question is an obsession here at Coraopolis History Archive. Now, you can use this page to take your own walking tour back in time. Just pull this up on your mobile device, put on your favorite walking shoes, and hit the pavement!

Updated! original collection of train station documents

Click here to check out scans of railroad ticket stubs, architectural plans, and other found items and records uncovered in the Coraopolis P&LE Railroad Station by the Coraopolis Station Project. These are continually being updated and added to. For more information about how you can help save our train station, click here.

fEEDBACK

Feedback is encouraged! If you have any research questions about the region or have any information to contribute, please email coraopolishistory@gmail.com.