Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Gettysburg Borough 1959 Ordinance yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1959–1960 Jun 7, 1960 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 1959 Ordinance shape ordinance point on the Gettysburg Borough-Cumberland Township boundary line and at the South side of land or right of way of Western Maryland Railway Company


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Adams County, Pennsylvania Sessions 1816 1959 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 Sep 8, 1959 Sep 8, 1959


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