Five families settled in the High Point community in 1851. A school house was built on the southwest corner of this cemetery. This building was also used for church services until a church was built in 1881. High Point had several stores, but only the High Point Methodist Church remains. Deed: #156, page 61, book 156 - "John Cronin and wife, Mary M., to Trustees high Point Township Nov. 8, 1905, $100, in Section 22 & 23: "all of which to be used for cemetery purposes.""
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