Valentine Leight General Store

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Valentine Leight General Store
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Valentine Leight General Store, September 2014
Valentine Leight General Store is located in Missouri
Valentine Leight General Store
Valentine Leight General Store is located in the US
Valentine Leight General Store
Location4566 Main St., House Springs, Missouri
Coordinates38°24′37″N 90°34′9″W / 38.41028°N 90.56917°W / 38.41028; -90.56917Coordinates: 38°24′37″N 90°34′9″W / 38.41028°N 90.56917°W / 38.41028; -90.56917
Arealess than one acre
Builtc. 1894 (1894)-1910
Architectural styleLate Victorian
NRHP reference #92001014[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 18, 1992

Valentine Leight General Store, also known as V. Leight New Store, Leight Mercantile Co., and Garden of Eva, is a historic general store located at House Springs, Jefferson County, Missouri. It was built in three stages between about 1894 and 1910, and is a one- to two-story, frame building with Late Victorian style detailing. It is sheathed in weatherboard and measures 88 feet wide by 40 feet deep.[2]:5

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Mary M. Stiritz (April 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Valentine Leight General Store" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2017-01-01. (includes 8 photographs from 1991)