Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Columbia Borough-West Hempfield Township 1867 Annexation whole after act point on the edge of the river wall of the towing-path of the Pennsylvania canal, three hundred and eighty-four (384) feet, from the southern part of point rock tunnel, on the Pennsylvania railroad

Map

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 S 84.5° E 5313 ft. corner stone at gate post between the barns of J. Houston Mifflin
2 deflecting forty-one and seven-tenth dgrees (41 7/10 degrees) to right S 43° E 5289 ft. point on root of locust tree in Robert Crane's field
3 deflecting one hundred and sixteen and eight-hundredths (116 8/100 degrees) to right S 73° W 4184 ft. point in wharf of the Barber estate, on the Susquehanna river
4 up the said river, by the several courses thereof place of beginning

Change Measurement Units

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Distances:  Feet; Feet & inches; Rods; Rods & feet; Rods, feet, & inches; or Chains.

Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Columbia Borough-West Hempfield Township 1867 Annexation yes Apr 5, 1867