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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.

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Coraopolis, PA was founded in 1889 by Rev. Michael Hughes.  From 1897-1925, the church was located at Fourth Avenue and Chestnut Street.  The current location at 1304 Fourth Avenue was built in 1925.

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

st. joseph roman catholic church

  • Current Location: 1304 Fourth Avenue (built in 1924; dedicated in 1925)

  • Prior Locations:

    • Fourth Ave & Chestnut St (built 1897, destroyed by fire in 1941)

    • First Ave, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Kelly

  • Founded: 1889

  • Founders: Rev. Michael Hughes

  • Division: 1956, Moon Township began its own parish, St. Margaret Mary

  • Church Records: unknown

  • Phone: (412) 264-6162

  • Website: http://www.stjosephcatholicchurch.net/

Photos by Maiden City Snapshots

Histories below were taken from the 1924 Coraopolis High School Review, and Edward S. Maurey "Where the West Began" page 66.

The Daily Citizen, 1956, Trade Area Directory, Pg 310

The Daily Citizen, 1956, Trade Area Directory, Pg 310