Every Month



​​WKHS Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month. Our Annual Meeting was held at 4:00pm on January 26, followed by our regular monthly meeting. The Annual Meeting is open to all members whose dues are paid for 2021. Thanks to a gracious donor, ALL 2020 current members' dues have been paid for 2021!

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

Wasilla Knik Historical Society

300 n boundAry Street

wasilla, alaska 99654

907-376-2005  Message Phone

907-376-7755  MUSEUM PHONE


Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KnikMuseum/?fref=ts

              2021 EVENTS


Wasilla Farmers' Market   

Enjoy fresh produce,  Alaska gifts and more.  Open 10 am - 6 pm. every Wednesday during the summer.  Now at the corner of Nelson and Weber in Wasilla Iditapark.  

Join us for Trails Day, Knik Community Potluck Picnic, Alaska Day Dinner, Hobo Jim concerts, and Annual Meeting. 

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.




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.

Wasilla Knik Historical Society

Trails Day-Usually the first weekend in June. 

Learn about gold mining, dog mushing, homesteading Alaska and more. Located at Mile 13.9 Knik-Goosebay Road. Open Wednesday-Sundays in the summer. Closed in the winter. Other tours by request. 


Our annualAlaska Day Dinner will be held at the Elks Lodge in October. 


Annual Potluck Picnic and Social 

Yes, it is happening! Sunday from 1-5. This is a potluck picnic so bring your favorite dish to share. Dessert and drinks will be provided. Official Iditarod Photographer, Jeff Shultz, will be inducted into the Mushers Hall Of Fame. Our raffle is happening with lots of great prizes. See you there!




Wasilla Farmers' Market-Open each Wednesday during the summer months at Wonderland Park by Iditapark.

Free benefit concert by Hobo Jim  Usually  in early September.  Check back for updates later in the summer. Meanwhile, enjoy Hobo Jim Facebook Live concerts!

Every Wednesday 10-6

Dog Sled Rides available again this winter with Redington Kennels. Contact them at gone2mush@gmail.com