Vermont's Newest Fine Furniture Showroom: Red or White?

Vermont's Newest Fine Furniture Showroom: Stonehurst Which color do you like best? Red or white? No, I'm not talking about wine. I need your help choosing the color of Vermont's Newest Fine Furniture Showroom: Stonehurst.
The grass is finally beginning to fill in at Stonehurst, our new fine furniture showroom. The past few months have seen a flurry of activity while Bob Furlone and American Construction finished their last few projects. This week they will complete the installation of indoor and outdoor lighting and be nearly done with renovations.
But the rest of us will still have plenty of projects left, and one of them is exterior painting. So I have an opinion question for you. In the first photos of Stonehurst which were taken in 1869, the house looked much as it does in today's photo above, except the entire building was painted white:
Stonehurst, Our New Fine Furniture Showroom as it was in 1869 Stonehurst dates back to about 1790 in Vernon's town records but this 1869 photo (given to me by Town Historian, Barbara Moseley) is the earliest photo I've seen. The building was painted all white back then.
Sometime-probably in the 1940s the exterior was painted barn red, when Stonehurst was transformed by Elsie and Romey Racine into the Pine Top Ski Area.
Stonehurst was renamed Pine Top in the 1940s when it became a popular ski area Stonehurst was painted red and renamed Pine Top in the 1940s when it became a popular ski area. Which color do you prefer? White or red?
My preference is to restore Stonehurst to its original white color, but I'm getting some push back from those who have grown really fond of the familiar red color.
So what do you think? Red? Or white? And remember I'm not talking about wine. Let me know in the comment section below or on our Facebook.

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Peggy Farabaugh

She is a CEO who brakes for salamanders, has bottle-fed rescued squirrels and spent her vacation building furniture for a rural school in Costa Rica. She believes in the future and in the people who will build it. A former distance-learning professor at Tulane University with a master’s in environmental health & safety, she turned an interest in forest conservation and endangered species into a growing, local business. She delivers rainforest statistics at breakneck speed, but knows how to slow down and appreciate the beauty of a newly finished piece of heirloom furniture.

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