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Surrey-Williamson Inn

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Surrey-Williamson Inn

Surrey-Williamson Inn The Surrey-Williamson Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the North Broadway Historic District. Originally named the Broadview Lodge, this English Tudor-style house, built between 1916 and 1918, was later known as the Surrey Inn, and for three years in the 1940s it was the Brown School for Boys.

Broadview, originally built as a private home, had 21 rooms (12 with full baths), a glassed-in breakfast porch and a wide double staircase off the entranceway. The original site plan included the private home, garage and chauffeur's apartment, superintendent's cottage and farm building.

The former garage and chauffeur's apartment, later known as the Surrey Cottage, are today the college's Eissner Cottage. The superintendent's cottage, known as Overlook Cottage, today is the college's Alumni Welcome Center and has been renamed Colton House.