Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Foster Township-Freeland Borough 1894 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1893–1894 Jul 28, 1894 Aug 23, 1894 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Foster, Township of (Luzerne)
Reduction
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part
Freeland, Borough of
Expansion
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Foster Township-Freeland Borough 1894 Annexation: Parcel 1 (The Park) shape report of auditor (recorded) point, said point being the Southeast corner of the Borough of Freeland
View Foster Township-Freeland Borough 1894 Annexation: Parcel 2 (Woodside Addition) shape report of auditor (recorded) point last above mentioned
View Foster Township-Freeland Borough 1894 Annexation: Parcel 3 (Burton's Hill or Pine Knot Hill) shape report of auditor (recorded) point in the West line of the Borough of Freeland, said point being the Southeast corner of lands of Aaron Havey, deceased

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Sessions 193 Jun 1893 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 11, 1879 (Pa. Laws 150, No. 159), §§ 1–4 indirect
View Act of May 17, 1883 (Pa. Laws 36, No. 27), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 1, 1887 (Pa. Laws 285, No. 170), §§ 1–5 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Luzerne County Charter Book v. 4, p. 1 Sec'y.St. 95331:7–27 Aug 23, 1894 direct