Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Kingston Township-Wyoming Borough 1887 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1886–1887 Jan 31, 1887 Feb 5, 1887 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Kingston, Township of
Reduction
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part
Wyoming, Borough of
Expansion
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Kingston Township-Wyoming Borough 1887 Annexation whole after decree (recorded) centre of the Susquehanna river at a point opposite the line between Kingston and Exeter townships

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Sessions 157 Dec 1886 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 11, 1879 (Pa. Laws 150, No. 159), §§ 1–4 indirect
View Act of May 17, 1883 (Pa. Laws 36, No. 27), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Luzerne County Charter Book v. 2, p. 287 Sec'y.St. 95330:874–877 Feb 5, 1887 direct