Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Wyalusing Borough 1887 Creation shape petition (recorded) left (east) bank of the Susquehanna River on the line of lands of the estate of the late Ashel Gaylord, deceased, and C S Harnet

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 on said line N 85° E 1716 ft. lands of John Gaylord
2 S 2° W 66 ft. corner on said John Gaylord
3 N 79° E 1716 ft. east line of lands of the estate of the late G. M. Bixley, deceased
4 by the said line and in the same direction farther N 3° E 1221 ft. corner in lands of J. V. Taylor
5 (twenty two [perches] of which is along a road leading from the Crumptown road to the Wyalusing Creek) S 73° E 1353 ft.
6 along the same road S 53.5° E 330 ft. Wyalusin Creek
7 down the centre of said creek by its several courses and distances its mouth in the Susquehanna River
8 northerly up the left bank of the said River place of beginning

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Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Wyalusing Borough 1887 Creation yes Feb 16, 1887