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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.


WEILAND's fifth avenue theatER

  • 1032 Fifth Avenue (across the street from the VFW)
  • Opened Wednesday, March 4, 1942
  • Owned and operated by Albert A. Weiland, Sr. and son
  • 500 sloped seats (plus standing room for 100)
  • First movie screened was "How Green Was My Valley" starring Maureen O'Hara and Walter Pidgeon
  • closed

March 6, 1942, The Coraopolis Record

March 6, 1942, The Coraopolis Record

1942 Coraopolis Review (page 72)


how green was my valley

moving picture bulletins