Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Ordinance of 14 August 1908 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1908

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 Ordinance of 14 August 1908 shape ordinance (code, 1912) 239 point on the present boundary line of Seventeenth and Page 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 20: Providing for the annexation to the City of Allentown, of a part of South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, adjoining said City, [...] containing two hundred and thirty nine (239) acres of land, more or less Aug 7, 1908 Aug 14, 1908 v. 5, p. 327–329

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. 84–86
View Allentown 1947 CHAPTER 4. ANNEXATION. 50–52
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Weirbach, Chas. D. (Engineer) Sep 18, 1908 Received Sep 19, 1908
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Received Aug 3, 1909
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Weirbach, Chas. D. (Engineer) Apr 6, 1910 Received Apr 8, 1910
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Received Nov 10, 1911