Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Pottsgrove Township-Pottstown Borough 1888 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1885–1888 Mar 8, 1888 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Pottsgrove, Township of (defunct)
Reduction
Montgomery County
Part
PA
Part
Pottstown, Borough of
Expansion
Montgomery County
Part
PA
Part

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Pottstown, Borough of Montgomery County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Pottsgrove Township-Pottstown Borough 1888 Annexation shape petition (recorded) the South Eastern corner of the Borough of Pottstown, at a point of intersection of the Eastern line of said Borough with the river Schuylkill

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Eastern District Appeal 181 Jan 1886 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Election 34 1885 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Sessions 49 Oct 1888 reference*
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Sessions 47 Mar 1889 reference*

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 11, 1879 (Pa. Laws 150, No. 159), §§ 1–4 indirect
View Act of May 17, 1883 (Pa. Laws 36, No. 27), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Montgomery County Miscellaneous Book v. 28, p. 305 Mar 8, 1888 direct
Montgomery County Deed Book v. 1289, p. 560 Apr 8, 1940 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote n 300
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote o 300