Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Gettysburg Borough 1957 Ordinance yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1957 Mar 11, 1957 Final Decree - Date Granted


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 1957 Ordinance shape ordinance corner of the original Borough line (1946 Ordinance), said point of beginning being on line of land of the United States Government and corner of land of Colt Park Development Company at the rear of lots fronting on the West side of Steinwehr Avenue


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Adams County, Pennsylvania Sessions 1738 1957 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Gettysburg, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 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 Feb 4, 1957 Feb 4, 1957


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