Wasilla Farmers' Market-Open each Wednesday from 10:00-5:00  during the summer months at Iditapark near Wonderland Playground.

From 10-5 on Wednesdays during the summer, come downtown for fresh produce and Alaskan made gifts. Located at Wasilla Iditapark near the Wonderland playground.

​​WKHS Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm in the basement of the Teeland Building, home to Krazy Moose Subs.


Potluck Picnic and Mushers Hall of Fame Induction

This is a potluck picnic so bring your favorite dish to share. Dessert and drinks will be provided. 2024 inductee into the Mushers Hall Of Fame  is Roxy Wright,.the only woman to win the Fur Rondy Open World Championship Sled Dog Race, and the first woman to claim the Open North American Championship in Fairbanks!



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Every Wednesday 10am-6pm

Every Month

There are many ways you can learn about and help preserve our local history.   



Join us for Trails Day, Homestead Survivors' Reunion, Knik Community Potluck Picnic, Alaska Day Dinner, and Annual Meeting. 




              2024 EVENTS

WKHS Homesteader Reunion 
Sunday, April 28, 2024 at the Palmer Depot!  It's a time to come together, listen to and tell stories, and reminisce about the early days of the Mat-Su Valley. This is a potluck event, so bring your favorite homesteader dish! 

Learn about gold mining, dog mushing, homesteading Alaska and more. Located at 10524 S. Knik-Goose Bay Road. Open Wednesday-Sundays in the summer. Closed in the winter. Other tours by request. 

Coleen Mielke has uploaded the daily diary of O.G. Herning, who came to Alaska in 1898 and had businesses in Knik and Wasilla. See her complete list of local history documents here. Scroll down to see the Herning Diary.

Copyright 2022. Wasilla Knik Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.

Wasilla Knik Historical Society

300 N Boundary, Wasilla, Alaska 99654


Wasilla Knik Historical Society

Our annual  Alaska Day Dinner  will be held on a Saturday in October at the Palmer Elks Lodge 

Doors open at 4:30 for a Meet and Greet, followed by the Famous Dessert Auction at 6:00. Bring your yummiest dessert to tempt your fellow bidders! A buffet dinner, served at 7:00, will be followed by our guest speaker.

Wasilla-Knik Historical Society

300 n boundAry Street

wasilla, alaska 99654

Knik museum

10524 S Knik Goose Bay Road

Wasilla, Alaska 99623 

907-376-7755  MUSEUM PHONE

wkhsociety@yahoo.com or KnikMuseum@gmail.com