Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Gettysburg Borough 1948 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1948 Aug 2, 1948 Ordinance - Date Approved

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 1948 Ordinance shape ordinance 3.475 post at the West side of a public alley at corner of lot of Charles W. Jacobs and wife and William P. Jacobs and wife

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Adams County, Pennsylvania Sessions 901 1948 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
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [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 northern boundary of the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Aug 2, 1948 Aug 2, 1948

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. Engineer 17500449 -1 Aug 27, 1948
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