Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Muhlenberg Township-Reading City 1912 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1912 Dec 9, 1912 Final Decree - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Muhlenberg, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Muhlenberg Township-Reading City 1912 Annexation shape resolution (journal) corner of lands of John A. Spangler and William Hahn, now Jacob R. Hahn

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 356 1912 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 23, 1889 (Pa. Laws 277, No. 247), art. 3, § 4 indirect
View Act of May 23, 1889 (Pa. Laws 277, No. 247), art. 3, § 5 indirect
View Act of May 16, 1901 (Pa. Laws 224, No. 165), § 2 indirect
View Act of June 21, 1911 (Pa. Laws 1102, No. 832), § 2 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Berks County Plat Book v. 5, p. 1 Sep 21, 1911 reference*

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Reading, City of Select Journal, 1912-1913 May 13, 1912 p. 166–167
Reading, City of Appendix Journal 55, 1912-1913: Petition of David B. Hoffer, for the annexation of premises in Muhlenberg Township May 13, 1912 p. 258–261
Reading, City of Common Journal, 1912-1913 May 27, 1912 p. 261
Reading, City of Select Journal, 1912-1913 May 27, 1912 p. 235–236
Reading, City of Common Journal, 1912-1913 Jun 10, 1912 p. 315–316
Reading, City of Select Journal, 1912-1913 Jun 10, 1912 p. 288
Reading, City of Appendix Journal, 1912-1913: [Resolution of June 20, 1912] Jun 20, 1912 p. 1017
Reading, City of Select Resolution: [Annexation of land of D. B. Hoffer in Muhlenberg Township, adjoining the northern city line, approved by joint resolution of Councils] Jun 10, 1912 Jun 20, 1912

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1920 Cns. Rep. Footnote 5 588
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Ulrich, Edmund B. (Engineer) Aug 1, 1919 Received Aug 2, 1919
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Received Oct 25, 1912