Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City 1904 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1904

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
South Whitehall, Township of
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Allentown City 1904 Ordinance shape ordinance (code, 1912) 152.9 Southwest corner of Linden and Lafayette streets

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 23, 1889 (Pa. Laws 277, No. 247), art. 3, § 5 indirect
View Act of May 23, 1889 (Pa. Laws 277, No. 247), art. 3, §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of May 16, 1901 (Pa. Laws 224, No. 165), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 16, 1901 (Pa. Laws 224, No. 165), § 2 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 128: Providing for the annexation to the City of Allentown of a part of South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, adjoining said City on the West, bounded by the Southern line of Linden street, a line one hundred and forty (140) feet West of and parallel to Twenty fifth street, a line one hundred and forty (140) feet North and parallel to Liberty street, a line one hundred and forty (140) feet East and parallel to Twenty third street, a line one hundred (100) feet North of the parallel to Gordon street, the Eastern line of the public road leading from Griesemersville to Albright's Tavern, a line one hundred and forty (140) feet North of and parallel to Chew street and the western line of Lafayette street and said line of Lafayette street extended; containing one hundred and fifty two and nine tenths (152 9/10) acres of land Mar 15, 1904 Mar 22, 1904 v. 4, p. 322–323

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1910 Cns. Rep. 612
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 12 544
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 2 545
View Allentown 1913 Boundaries, Ward Divisions and Annexations. 77–78
View Allentown 1947 CHAPTER 4. ANNEXATION. 49
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Bascom, H. F. (Engineer) Received Jun 25, 1904
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Weirbach, Chas. D. (Engineer) Apr 6, 1910 Received Apr 8, 1910