The decisive Battle of Fallen Timbers resulted in the Treaty of Greenville, which finally opened the way for new settlements.
Although the recent War of 1812 had brought prosperity to the area, the subsequent recession and conflicting claims to the land threatened the new town's success.
Early conditions were abysmal with frequent bouts of fevers and an outbreak of cholera in 1833.
The city has a diverse economy based on education, government, insurance, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, food, clothes, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology.
Columbus is home to the Battelle Memorial Institute, the world's largest private research and development foundation; Chemical Abstracts Service, the world's largest clearinghouse of chemical information; Net Jets, the world's largest fractional ownership jet aircraft fleet; and The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the United States.
As of 2013 The food service corporations Wendy's, Donatos Pizza, Bob Evans, Max & Erma's and White Castle along with nationally known companies Red Roof Inn, Rogue Fitness and Safelite are also based in the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area.
In 2012, Columbus was ranked in Business Week under the nominal control of the French colonial empire through the Viceroyalty of New France from 1663 until 1763.
There's an energy and excitement in Columbus that's going to hit you as soon as you arrive.
Big things are happening here, and you're invited to join in. The Columbus Museum of Art added a spectacular new wing, and the Scioto Mile puts 33 acres of new riverfront parkland in the heart of downtown.
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