Highland Township Records And References
Below are a series of links to pages on the sites of Society members and/or others which contain various records and references relating to Highland Township history. Note that these links will open in a new browser window. To return to this page, simply close the new window.
* * * Highland
("Highland Centre") Cemetery Records * * *
Transcribed with additional notes by Diane Needham, these records are posted to and part of the Michigan Family History Network; an excellent resource for anyone interested in Michigan genealogy. Highland Cemetery (sometimes formerly called "Highland Centre Cemetery") was established in 1849 and is located on the west side of North Milford Road, just north of its intersection with Michigan Highway 59 (M-59). The West Highland Cemetery was the first laid out in the Township in 1835-36, and is located on the east side of Hickory Ridge Road, just south of its intersection with M-59.
* * * West
Highland Cemetery Tombstone Photos * * *
This is a collection of photos of various tombstones in the West Highland Cemetery taken and compiled by Jesse Winters and posted to the U.S. GenWeb archives.
This full color map of Highland Township landowners is taken from an 1872 Atlas of Oakland County, Michigan. Both the map and separate landowner name index are part of the "Mardos Memorial Library of On-Line Books & Maps;"a wonderful collection of on-line references for those interested in local history and/or genealogy maintained by Pam Mardos Rietsch, firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to check out Pam's collection of references for Michigan and other states.
* * Michigan
Historical Marker - Highland Methodist Episcopal Church * *
These two historical markers are among the thousands placed throughout Michigan since 1955 by the Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. These two links are from the official Michigan's Historic Sites Online site maintained by the State Historic Preservation Office.
* * Michigan Historical Marker - Highland Methodist Episcopal Church
These are alternate photos and descriptions of Highland's two Michigan Historical Marker sites as posted to the MichMarkers.com online catalog maintained by Jim Brennan.