Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Mercersburg Borough Ordinance 4 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1899–1901

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Montgomery, Township of (Franklin)
Reduction
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Mercersburg, Borough of
Expansion
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Peters, Township of (Franklin)
Reduction
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Mercersburg, Borough of
Expansion
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Mercersburg Borough Ordinance 4 whole after ordinance post in Montgomery Township, a common corner between lands of John Eckert, George W. Wolfe, and Huston Johnston, said point being two hundred and forty-six feet distant from the extreme north west corner of former Borough line measured along property line of said Wolfe and Johnson

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Franklin County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1900 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), § 30 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 4 indirect
View Act of July 15, 1897 (Pa. Laws 296, No. 229), § 1 indirect
View Act of April 28, 1899 (Pa. Laws 115, No. 92), § 1 indirect
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 reference

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Franklin County Charter Book v. 2, p. 115 Sec'y.St. 95142:602–605 May 10, 1902 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Mercersburg, Borough of Ordinance 4: Granting the petition of a majority of the freehold owners of lots, outlots and other tracts of land in the section lying adjacent to the Borough of Mercersburg, in the State of Pennsylvania by annexing the section, which such petitioners and others own, to the Borough of Mercersburg Nov 14, 1899 Nov 15, 1899 p. 2–3