CHAPTER 172 – CITIES AND TOWNS - MILFORD

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF "THE TOWN OF MILFORD" TO "THE CITY OF MILFORD" AND ESTABLISHING A CHARTER THEREFOR", BEING CHAPTER 162, OF VOLUME 37, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BY EXTENDING THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (two-thirds of all the members elected to each Branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. That Chapter 162, Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the second and third paragraphs of said Section 1, and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"The boundaries of the City of Milford are hereby established and declared to be as follows:

BEGINNING at Bowen Landing on the Bowen (Dorsey) farm in Kent County; thence in a direct line in a Northerly direction to the duPont Boulevard at the intersection with it and the concrete highway leading into the City of Milford; thence continuing the same line in a northwesterly direction across the said duPont Boulevard a distance of Five Hundred Feet beyond the Western boundary line of said Boulevard; thence in a Southerly direction and parallel with and Five Hundred Feet from the Western boundary of said duPont Boulevard to the Haven Lake; thence across said lake and following the shores of said lake to the North side of Evergreen Lane; thence along the North side of Evergreen Lane to the intersection of the North side of Evergreen Lane and a line parallel with and Five Hundred Feet from the Western boundary of the said duPont Boulevard; and thence continuing with said line to the Southern or Southeastern line of what is known as the William I. Simpson property; thence in a Northerly direction in a direct line to the bridge over the stream of water known as the Deep Branch (which bridge crosses said stream on the County Road leading to the Town of Lincoln); Thence following the course of the aforesaid Deep Branch to the Lake known as Marshall Mill Pond; thence down the course of the water or stream running from said Marshall Mill Pond to the Mispillion River; thence following the course of said River to Bowen Landing aforesaid.

Approved April 18, 1941.