Metes and Bounds Description Detail


Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Cambria Borough 1862 Creation shape petition (recorded) lower corner of the abutment of the Iron Bridge, of the Penna., Railroad on the western side of the Conemaugh River


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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 along the northeastern side of the said Penna. Railroad N 30° W 330 ft. Cucumber
2 by same N 13° W 759 ft. post
3 by the same N 22° W 495 ft. Elm
4 N 43° W 676.5 ft. post
5 N 52° W 660 ft. post
6 by land of David McConaughy [...] along sixth Street on a Plan or Plot of the Town of Cambria", in possession of James P. McConaughy N 33° E 957 ft. post, on the Bank of the Conemaugh River
7 up said River S 68° E 693 ft. post
8 by same S 26° E 429 ft. Stump (Hickory)
9 by the same S 2° E 363 ft. ash
10 by the same S 11° W 1056 ft. Western Abutment of Bridge of Cambria Bridge Company
11 S 23° E 1023 ft. place of beginning

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Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Cambria Borough 1862 Creation yes Jun 23, 1862