Coraopolis Historical Society
Come check out local Western PA history at the new home of the Coraopolis Historical Society! The Coraopolis Historical Society strives 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, the Coraopolis Historical Society’s website 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 THE NEW HOME OF THE CORAOPOLIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY!
Thank you for taking the time to check out the site. Stop by and see us sometime! We’re located in the lower level of the Coraopolis Memorial Library at 601 School Street. Our regular hours are:
Tuesday afternoons from 1-3 pm
Thursday afternoons from 1-3 pm
Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm
2nd Saturday of each month from 10 am-2 pm
Please enjoy your time browsing our town’s archive and engaging with the history of the Borough of Coraopolis.
NAVIGATING THE RECORDS
RESOURCES will show you where to go for more information and introduce you to other local recordkeepers who can help you along the way. 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!
FEATURED! The original T.M. Fowler 1900 Panoramic map of COraopolis
FEATURED! 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 the Coraopolis Historical Society. 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!
FEATURED! 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 is encouraged! If you have any research questions about the region or have any information to contribute, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.