William N. Thompson House

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William N. Thompson House
William N. Thompson House.jpg
William N. Thompson House, November 2010
William N. Thompson House is located in Indianapolis
William N. Thompson House
William N. Thompson House is located in Indiana
William N. Thompson House
William N. Thompson House is located in the United States
William N. Thompson House
Location4343 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, Indiana
Coordinates39°50′6″N 86°9′23″W / 39.83500°N 86.15639°W / 39.83500; -86.15639Coordinates: 39°50′6″N 86°9′23″W / 39.83500°N 86.15639°W / 39.83500; -86.15639
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1920 (1920)
ArchitectHunter, Frank B.
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Georgian Revival
NRHP reference #82000070[1]
Added to NRHPJune 1, 1982

William N. Thompson House, also known as Old Governor's Mansion, is a historic home located at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. It was built in 1920, and is Georgian Revival style buff-colored brick mansion. It consists of a two-story, five-bay, central section flanked by one-story wings. It has a slate hipped roof and features a full width front porch and an elliptical portico at the main entry. The house served as the Governor's Mansion from 1945 to 1970.[2]:2–3

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1] It is located in the North Meridian Street Historic District.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01. Note: This includes John C. Klein (June 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: William N. Thompson House" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. and Accompanying photographs