Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Turtle Creek Borough 1892 Creation shape decree (recorded, 2nd) point in the centre of a stream called Turtle Creek, and on the western boundary of the Borough of Wilmerding

Map

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 down the centre of said street N 50.75° W 1650 ft. point in the centre of a township bridge near the Pennsylvania Rail Road depot
2 by said creek N 46° W 725 ft. point near the New York + Cleveland Gas Company Rail Road Bridge
3 by said Creek N 85.5° W 307 ft. point near where Thompson's Run does now or did empty into Turtle Creek
4 by said Creek S 15° W 472 ft. point
5 by said creek on its old course S 42.5° W 1420 ft. point on the boundary of Braddock township
6 by said Braddock Township line and up a little stream N 62.75° W 859 ft. centre of a township road leading to Braddock
7 N 12° E 2222 ft. centre of the Greensburgh turnpike at or near the house of Eph. Smith
8 N 28.25° E 1600 ft. point
9 S 68.75° E 2970 ft. point on a public road leading to Monroeville
10 S 9.75° E 2395 ft. township road and upon the line of the Borough of Wilmerding
11 along said Borough line S 37.25° W 775 ft. place of beginning

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Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Turtle Creek Borough 1892 Creation yes Jul 28, 1892