Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Adamstown Borough Ordinance 95 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953 Mar 5, 1953 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon Board of Elections


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 95 shape ordinance 100.571 corner in the macadam state highway leading from the Borough of Adamstown to Fivepointville, also being known as Willow Street, as laid out on the topographical survey of the Borough of Adamstown, said corner being the most southerly corner of the existing corporate limits of the Borough of Adamstown


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 577.5 Dec 1952 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
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Adamstown, Borough of Ordinance 95: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Adamstown of a portion of land in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, lying southeast of and adjacent to the present Borough of Adamstown Feb 9, 1953 Feb 10, 1953


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Herb, P. Paul (Secretary) Jun 5, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32
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)