Mayflower’s Air Force hotel replacement breaks ground – The Park Record

June 29, 2021

Dignitaries descended on Wasatch County on Wednesday to celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony 20 years in the making that included a U.S. Air Force color guard, patriotic songs and officials recounting the strange story that brought them together in a large white tent under blue skies in the shadow of Deer Valley Resort.Holding commemorative pickaxes, high-ranking officials posed for photos over a pile of dirt, their ranks including former Gov. Gary Herbert, Utah State Senate President Stuart Adams, Hill Air Force Base Commander U.S. Air Force Col. Jenise M. Carroll and New York real estate developer Gary Barnett. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)