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Sperryville’s popular weekend retail hiking outlet, Happy Camper Equipment Co. founded by Robert Archer, will be closing its doors in the very near future. The building is up for sale and Archer and a partner will be exploring new avenues for the venture. Indeed, they are looking into branching out into Richmond and D.C., namely the bustling 14th Street corridor.

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Williams shares humorous stories as well, of some of his mini camps, like the day he took 20 children to the Middleburg Training Center to view a $1.5 million horse arrive and step out of the horse trailer. Just as the trailer pulled up, a friendly dog leapt about running across the field and 20 kids ran after the dog, frolicking and wanting to play and pet the darling creature.



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