Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Adamstown Borough Ordinance 84 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1948 Nov 3, 1948 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Brecknock, Township of (Lancaster)
Lancaster County
Adamstown, Borough of
Lancaster County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Adamstown Borough Ordinance 84 shape ordinance 12.83786875 corner in the concrete state highway leading from Reading to Adamstown and known as Lancaster Avenue, in the Borough of Adamstown, said corner being the present southeastern corner of the Borough of Adamstown and being the northeastern corner of the herein described portion proposed to be annexed


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 484.5 Sep 1948 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Adamstown, Borough of Ordinance 84: Annexing to the Borough of Adamstown, in the County of Lancaster and State of Pennsylvania, a section of Brecknock Township in said county and state, adjacent to and southeastwardly from the southeastern portion of the aforesaid borough and herein described Aug 9, 1948 Aug 9, 1948


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950.Cns.Rep. Footnote 27 38-22
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Brecknock Township School District, Adamstown Borough (Lancaster County), 1948-1960 (1 folder)