Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Legislature Mechanicsburg Borough 1828 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1828 May 16, 1828 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Silver Spring, Township of
Reduction
Cumberland County
Part
PA
Part
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland)
Creation
Cumberland County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Mechanicsburg Borough 1828 Creation shape act black oak stump in the middle of the Silver Spring road

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 12, 1828 (1827-1828 Pa. Laws 308, No. 137), §§ 1–12 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 52
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 13 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940