Little is known about the earliest history of Highland. It is yet another small community that grew up along the right of way of the Florida Railroad. Highland is located between Maxville and Lawtey. the residents were engaged in truck farming, the lumber industry, and the growth of citrus. The small settlement was supported by a store and a sawmill.
During the 1880’s Keystone Mills issued script, none of which have been dated leaving the exact year a mystery. The one cent note above, signed by Wm. McFarland as treasurer, is the only signed note known.
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Notes & Currency
- 18__ Fernandina $3 Obsolete Note
- 1882 $50 Jacksonville Note Charter #3869
- 1902 $10 Punta Gorda Note Charter #10512
- 1882 $5 Palatka Note Charter #3223
- 1902 $5 Key West Note Charter #7942