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601 School Street
Coraopolis, PA, 15108
United States

Welcome to Coraopolis History Archive!  On this site, the history of Cory, PA comes alive through the images and stories of those who have called Coraopolis home throughout the years.  Come browse through historic postcards or read about the history of the businesses and industrialists that put Coraopolis on the map.  Also featured is Maiden City Blog, which explains the story of the borough through engaging posts. Looking for volunteer opportunities to make our community better? Coraopolis History Archive has that as well!  Check us out and tell a friend!

 

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.

Mt. Olive Baptist Church

Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Coraopolis, PA was founded in 1899 by Rev. C.C. Davis. From 1902-1972 it was located at 1201 Hiland Avenue; however, this building was razed to make way for a new strcture. It is currently located at the 1201 Hiland Avenue structure that was newly built in 1974.

History Research Archive for the Borough of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, near Moon Township, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
 

mt. olive baptist church

  • Location: 1201 Hiland Ave (built 1974)
  • Prior Locations:
    • 1201 Hiland Ave (razed) 1902-1972
    • old school buildings at the corner of Maple & Vance Ave. and School St. & Highland
  • Founded: 1899
  • Founder: Rev. C.C. Davis
  • Church Records: unknown
  • Phone: (412) 264-3125
  • Website:  http://www.mtobaptist.org/

Photos by Maiden City Snapshots

Histories below were taken from the 1924 Coraopolis High School Review, and Edward S. Maurey "Where the West Began", and "African American Historic Sites" by Eliza Smith Brown.