Surviving the Flood

  FROM THEIR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE STANDS at the 17th Street Market in Shockoe Bottom, sisters Rosa Fleming, 79, and Evelyn Allen, 81, have watched and lived through the roller coaster existence of Richmond’s “Bottom” for 75 years. Their family has worked these stands as vendors for four generations—over half of the 279 years that the market has been in existence. Read more about Surviving the Flood[…]