Built by former Confederate Army Captain, Owen J. Fennell (1832-1910) as his residence. He was a local merchant and Justice of the Peace. Purchased by M.F. Croom in 1892 and remodeled. Remained in family until 1931.
Thelma and Roy Brown restoring a trunk behind their store in Burgaw.
Thelma Marie Croom Brown (1930-2009) and her husband Roy N. Brown (1912-1997?) ran an antiques store called Wagon Wheel Antiques in Burgaw, Pender County, for 20 years.