It is beautiful and a credit to the city! The date coincides with Grove City's Arts in the Alley celebration.
Ohio Country[ edit ] Map of the Ohio Country between — depicting locations of battles and massacres surrounding the area that would eventually become Ohio. The area including modern-day Columbus once comprised the Ohio Country under the nominal control of the French colonial empire through the Viceroyalty of New France from until In the 18th century, European traders flocked to the area, attracted by the fur trade.
In the s, Pennsylvania traders overran the territory until the French forcibly evicted them. Fighting for control of the territory in the French and Indian War became part of the international Seven Years' War During this period, the region routinely suffered turmoil, massacres, and battles.
Colonists from the East Coast moved in, but rather than finding an empty frontierthey encountered people of the MiamiDelawareWyandotShawneeand Mingo nations, as well as European traders. The tribes resisted expansion by the fledgling United States, leading to years of bitter conflict.
The decisive Battle of Fallen Timbers resulted in the Treaty of Greenvillewhich finally opened the way for new settlements. Bya young surveyor from Virginia named Lucas Sullivant had founded a permanent settlement on the west bank of the forks of the Scioto River and Olentangy River.
An admirer of Benjamin FranklinSullivant chose to name his frontier village " Franklinton ". Desiring to settle on a location, the state legislature considered FranklintonDublinWorthingtonand Delaware before compromising on a plan to build a new city in the state's center, near major transportation routes, primarily rivers.
InJarvis W. Pike would serve as the 1st Mayor. Although the recent War of 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 On that day the legislature carried out a special actwhich granted legislative authority to the city council and judicial authority to the mayor. Elections were held in April of that year, with voters choosing one John Brooks as the first mayor.
Rail traffic into Columbus increased—byeight railroads served Columbus, and the rail companies built a new, more elaborate station. It housed 26, troops and held up to 9, Confederate prisoners of war at Camp Chaseat what is now the Hilltop neighborhood of west Columbus. Over 2, Confederate soldiers remain buried at the site, making it one of the North's largest Confederate cemeteries.
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Why All the Cool Kids Love Columbus, Ohio If you think Ohio's a flyover state, its hip capital city might change your mind. Find out what makes Columbus a city to watch—and visit. Estimated per capita income in $26, (it was $20, in ) Columbus city income, earnings, and wages data Estimated median house or condo value in $, (it was $99, in ).
Columbus is the capital of Ohio with an approximate population of ,, as of Its first inhabitants were tribes known as the Mound Builders, who, over a period of 5, years, constructed earthen mounds of various styles for religious, ceremonial and burial purposes.
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