"A little bit of history" Appingedam Off The Beaten Path Tip by sim1
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Around the 12th Century, a settlement arose from sailors, merchants and craftsment at the crossing between the rivers "Apt" and "Delf". A document from 1224 first mentions the name Appingedam. Due to its favourable position, it quickly developed into an important merchant- en market centre and capital of het District "Fivelingo".