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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.

Pittsburg Press Newspaper

Original Newspaper from The Pittsburg Press

Like a time capsule, this original newspaper stepped forward in time from it’s hiding place in the Coraopolis Station. Based on the date, it is possible that this newspaper was left behind during the construction of the porte cochere. You’ll note the odd spelling of Pittsburgh’s name. From 1891-1911 the city experienced a renaming by the newly-established United States Board of Geographic Names which was ultimately repealed. According to Wikipedia, “Notwithstanding the Board's reversal, the 'h'-less spelling variant remained in use for years. Some local daily newspapers carried it in their titles until the early 1920s.”

The Pittsburg Press dated Tuesday, April 21, 1914

Digital copy of the newspaper found in the Coraopolis Station