Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Legislature Chambersburg Borough 1803 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1803 May 2, 1803 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Chambersburg, Borough of
Creation
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Chambersburg, Borough of Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Chambersburg Borough 1803 Creation shape act corner of James Welsh and John Kerr's land, near the brick meetinghouse

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 21, 1803 (17 Pa. Stat. at Large 289, Ch. 2350), §§ 1–13 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Franklin 1887 CHAPTER XIX. BOROUGH OF CHAMBERSBURG. 464
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 64
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 4 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940