2018 Nominee's

Congratulations to the 2018 Inductees who were announced at the Annual Dinner Meeting on May 22.  Hector Cardona Sr., Robert McNulty and Amelia Mustone were elected and will be inducted on Sunday October 21 at the Augusta Curtis Cultural Center. Please click on links to read more on each of the winners.

Hector Cardona Sr.                  Robert McNulty                Amelia Mustone


Featured Inductee

Martha Minerva Franklin (Science/Medicine)

1870 – 1968

Martha Minerva Franklin was born in 1870 in New Milford, CT., moved to Meriden at the age of 5 when there were few people of color living in the city. She graduated Meriden High School, and in 1897 graduated from the Women’s Hospital Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia, as the only African American in her class.  She returned to Meriden and worked as a private nurse before relocating to New Haven. Ms. Franklin experienced the challenges of discriminatio...

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The Meriden Hall of Fame Inductees are proudly displayed on the walls at City Hall.