Sugar Mill Landing Park Alvarado Niles Rd & Dyer St, Union City, CA94587 Located across from the Union Landing Shopping Center, Sugar Mill Landing Park is home to the Flight 93 Memorial…More honoring the 33 passengers and seven crew members aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. Forty remembrance stones make up the memorial and each stone is engraved with the name, age, and hometown of each person on that flight. The park and memorial are surrounded by plenty of trees, and a small trail runs along the park and lead into the nearby neighborhoods.
Veterans Park and Tennis Courts 4525 Dyer St, Union City, CA94587 Veterans Memorial Park contains a memorial dedicated to U.S. soldiers that includes the American flag, the State of…More California flag and an armed services flags. This is one of the largest parks in Union City and it includes a large grassy field, baseball field, picnic area, playground, and the popular tennis site with six tennis courts. The park is good for large groups and the picnic area can be reserved. See the website for more details.
Flight 93 Memorial is dedicated to the passengers and crew members aboard the United Airlines Flight 93 on September…More 11, 2001. The flight was making its way to the Bay Area when it was hijacked by terrorists. The memorial is made up of 40 engraved stones with the names, ages and hometowns of the 33 passengers and 7 crew members on the flight.
The stones lead to the "Circle of Remembrance" which includes three 10-foot engraved stones that tell the story of Flight 93, and list the names of those who have contributed to the memorial. At the opposite end is the "Plaza of Hope" which includes a flagpole surrounded by tiles painted with inspirational images and words created by Union City students. Much of the material and services were made possible by the local community, as well as communities outside of Union City.