Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Gettysburg Borough 1953 Ordinance yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953 Jun 1, 1953 Ordinance - Date Approved


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Cumberland, Township of (Adams)
Adams County
Gettysburg, Borough of
Adams County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Gettysburg Borough 1953 Ordinance shape ordinance 26.73125 point on the original Borough Line on the East side of a proposed alley West of Steinwehr Avenue where the section of the Borough line which was annexed in July, 1946, intersects the original Borough line, said point being South thirty-two (32) degrees, seven (7) minutes West, one hundred seventy-four and four-tenths (174.4) feet from the South curb line of Queen Street


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
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Gettysburg, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Jun 1, 1953 Jun 1, 1953


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 1 40-31