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St. James General Store

516 Moriches Rd, Located Northwest of Route 25A, Saint James, NY 11780-1316
+1 631-854-3740
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Fun place to stop in and visit yesterday year.

Just off route 25 A a few blocks. Do drive the speed limit. The local police here are looking for... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Rocky G
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Saint James, New York
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Really a terrific historical place to go browsing in here on long island !the prices are very... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
Rhonda B
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516 Moriches Rd, Located Northwest of Route 25A, Saint James, NY 11780-1316
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+1 631-854-3740
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Just off route 25 A a few blocks. Do drive the speed limit. The local police here are looking for any excuse to pump up the towns revenue. The Store gives you a look back at how things were many years ago. Fun inexpensive penny...More

Thank Rocky G
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Really a terrific historical place to go browsing in here on long island !the prices are very reasonable and how can you not forget about purching whatever you would like even the penny candies !let me tell you all many many years ago I really...More

Thank Rhonda B
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

My husband and I stopped here on our way to a vineyard. What a nice store to poke around in. I thought the prices were reasonable. Keep in mind it is a retail store, not a non-profit organization. Definitely worth a visit. Keep in mind...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a historical location, with people dressed in period clothes, willing to teach you the history of the building. They have home goods, penny candy, a toy room in the back, and books written by local authors upstairs. A great place to visit.

Thank NicoleMarieTeresa
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

Closes early, I think 5:00 pm most days so get here early. People seem to flood the tiny store around 4:30 so don't be one of them. If you want to enjoy your browsing get here somewhat earlier and take your time without being jostled....More

Thank fyremaven
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Reviewed December 12, 2016

Loved the old tins, stoneware and bottles that line the shelves. It sets the mood to the way things were. Check out the counter. Has lots of 'gift' items but the organization that maintains it needs the $$$ to keep it running.

Thank Road-Maven
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Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Billed as maybe the oldest continuously run country store in the US, this was an interesting place to visit. Much like Kelly's Country Store on Grand Island, NY, this place is filled with lots of penny-candy, souvenirs, interesting toys, Christmas decorations, and more...some old-fashioned things...More

Thank Brian L
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

This store is so much fun to visit. Full of history and little knick knacks. Definitely have to stop by here if you're in town. Tons of little gifts to pick up and choose from. Also have a wonderful array of candy.

Thank Katie S
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

when you walk into the store you feel like you stepped back in time. There are so many fun and unique things to look at.

Thank karenver
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

We stumbled upon this great little store last week just exploring the St.James back area. (Have lived in Lake Grove. NY for the last 36 yrs and never knew of this great find! -embarrassing) I thought only the Vermont General Country Stores were left as...More

Thank ECURB1994
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