Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Gettysburg Borough 1946 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1946 Jul 1, 1946 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Cumberland, Township of (Adams)
Reduction
Adams County
Part
PA
Part
Gettysburg, Borough of
Expansion
Adams County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Gettysburg Borough 1946 Ordinance shape ordinance iron pin on the original Borough line on the east side of Steinwehr Avenue where the property line of Kermit Deardorf and O. B. Sharetts intersects the east side of said avenue

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Adams County, Pennsylvania Sessions 560 Aug 1946 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Gettysburg, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the southern boundary of the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Jul 1, 1946 Jul 1, 1946

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. 17500449 -1 Feb 9, 1949
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Batschelet (Chief, Geography Division), U.S. Census Bureau 17500449 -1 Mar 17, 1949
View 1950 Cns. Rep. Footnote 1 38-16