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Prominent local businessman and land developer James M. Hoopes (1839-1931) had this home built between 1890 and 1892.  The home later served as a hotel and boardinghouse between 1894 and 1930.  It was sold in 1934 to T. Noah Smith, Sr. (1881-1955), a prominent oilman and shipbuilder.  Features of the Late Victorian Queen Anne home include milled woodwork, roof cresting, a turret, and stained glass windows.  It is regarded as a local landmark.  Recorded Texas Historic Landmark  – 1989 State Historical Marker Number: 2557

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[map] [pin center=”1″ description=”Hoopes-Smith House”]417 Broadway Street Rockport, Texas 78382[/pin] [/map]