Missouri's Civil War Heritage Foundation is trying to raise money for a driving trail exploring Ulysses S. Grant's path through the state in the first year of the Civil War.
The group is hosting a fundraising dinner next Wednesday at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis.
Foundation president Gregory Wolk says they're working on a segment of the Grant Trail in St. Louis County and in talks with other counties about future projects.
North St. Louis County residents can weigh in this week on a project to connect the region with a new walking and biking trail.
Officials are in the process of developing the 7.5-mile-long Maline Greenway, which will run from the University of Missouri-St. Louis east to the Mississippi River. The Great Rivers Greenway's Lonnie Boring is the project manager.
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