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APELDOORN

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 160 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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APELDOORN, a town in the province of Gelderland, Holland, and a junction station 261 m. by rail W. of Amersfoort. It is connected by canal north and south with Zwolle and Zutphen respectively. Pop. (1900) 25,834. The. neighbourhood of Apeldoorn is very picturesque and well wooded. The Protestant church was restored after a fire in s89o. Close by is the favourite country-seat of the royal family of Holland called the Loo. It was originally a hunting-lodge of the dukes of Gelderland, but in its present form dates chiefly from the time of the Stadtholder William III., king of England. Apeldoorn possesses large paper-mills.
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