Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Mercersburg Borough Ordinance 90 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953–1954 Aug 16, 1954 Final Decree - Listed Effective Date

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 90: Montgomery Township shape ordinance former corner of the Borough boundary
View Mercersburg Borough Ordinance 90: Peters Township shape ordinance point on the west side of Pennsylvania Highway Route 16, at lands of D. Emory Meyers

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Franklin County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1953 direct

Law

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
Mercersburg, Borough of Ordinance 90: Annexing certain lands adjacent to the Borough of Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, situate in the Township of Peters and Montgomery, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Dec 7, 1953 Dec 7, 1953 p. 27–28

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Kauffman, W. N. (Secretary) Nov 30, 1959
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Kauffman, W. N. (Secretary) Sep 11, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 25 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Mercersburg Borough School District, 1955-1966 (1 folder)