Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Littlestown Borough 1864 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1860–1864 Feb 23, 1864 Feb 23, 1864 Decree of Incorporation - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Germany, Township of
Reduction
Adams County
Part
PA
Part
Littlestown, Borough of
Creation
Adams County
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PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Littlestown, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Littlestown Borough 1864 Creation shape bounding petition (recorded) 150 post or station in the field of Daniel Sell, (and intended as the North East Corner of the said Borough)
View Littlestown Borough 1864 Creation: William McSherry shape exception decree (recorded)

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Adams County, Pennsylvania Sessions Aug 1860 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect
View Act of June 27, 1883 (Pa. Laws 161, No. 145), § 1 indirect
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 reference

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Adams County Deed Book v. YY, p. 493 Sec'y.St. 95426:366–372 Jan 31, 1898 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Littlestown, Borough of Ordinance: [Charter] 1864 p. 25–33

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 1
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 12 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940