Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1958

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Hanover, Township of (Northampton)
Reduction
Northampton County
Part
PA
Part
Bethlehem, City of
Expansion
Northampton County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 1 (Before Exceptions) shape bounding ordinance (DCED) point of Hummel's land
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 1 (Exception 1) shape exception unknown 1.59 Add F88,578
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 1 (Exception 2) shape exception unknown 1.16 ADD C89,536
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 1 (Exception 3) shape exception unknown ADD H92,96
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 1 (Exception 4) shape exception unknown ADD H92,97
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 2 shape ordinance (DCED) 50 corner in the public road
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 3 shape ordinance (DCED) 29.5 point in the middle of the public road leading to Mauch Chunk
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 4, Purpart 1 shape ordinance (DCED) 19.5 stone, a corner in David Huber's land
View Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531: Tract 4, Purpart 2 shape ordinance (DCED) 1 corner in the Road leading to Catasauqua and being also a corner of the mill property above described

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Apr 1958 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northampton County, Pennsylvania Sessions 71 Feb 1958 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 27, 1957 (Pa. Laws 210, No. 104), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Northampton County Deed Book v. H92, p. 97 reference*
Northampton County Deed Book v. H92, p. 96 reference*
Northampton County Deed Book v. C89, p. 536 reference*
Northampton County Deed Book v. F88, p. 578 reference*
Northampton County Deed Book v. C95, p. 147 reference*
Northampton County Deed Book v. H92, p. 315 reference*
Northampton County Deed Book v. E37, p. 447 reference*

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Bethlehem, City of Minute: [Bill 12-1958] Mar 25, 1958 p. 579
Bethlehem, City of Minute: [Bill 12-1958] Apr 1, 1958 p. 589–590
Bethlehem, City of Ordinance 1531: Annexing four (4) tracts of land, the property of The City of Bethlehem, which are contiguous to the City of Bethlehem and situate in Hanover Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, to, and and as a part of the City of Bethlehem: repealing all ordinances and parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith Apr 1, 1958

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Wiegner, A. Newton (Engineer) May 16, 1958
View 1950-1960 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Wiegner, A. Newton (Engineer) May 8, 1959
View 1950-1960 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Heil, Richard A. (Chief Clerk) May 7, 1958
View 1960 Cns. Rep. Footnote 42 40-32
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Annexation by Cities, Boroughs, and First Class Townships, 1956 - 1957 (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 1
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Annexations in Pennsylvania (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 1
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Northampton County
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Hanover Township School District (Northampton County), 1958-1960 (1 folder)