Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Legislature Reading City 1867 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1867 Apr 15, 1867 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Cumru, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Alsace, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
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 Reading City 1867 Annexation whole after act point on the west side of the Schuylkill river, near the mouth of the Tulpehocken creek, being a corner in the present boundary of the city

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 15, 1867 (Pa. Laws 1259, No. 1189), § 1 direct