Coleen Mielke has uploaded the daily diary of O.G. Herning, who came to Alaska in 1898 and had businesses in Knik and Wasilla.

Every Wednesday 10-6



Come join us at our annual Alaska Day Dinner, at the Elks Lodge on Finger Lake. Delicious food and wine, an amazing dessert auction, and time to visit with friends, new and old, as we celebrate statehood. Our guest speaker for this year is antique expert and owner of Alaska Pickers, Kelly Turney.

Every Month



Wasilla Farmers' Market-Come find fresh Alaskan produce, art and crafts at this weekly open-air market. Located near Wonderland Park, on Weber and Nelson Streets.





Trails Day-Come help us spruce up the Knik Museum and the trail.

Free benefit concert by Hobo Jim  was on August 25 at Knik Museum. It was a great event. Thanks Jim!!

WKHS Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month. Want to know more?  Join us at 300 N Boundary Street at 6:30 p.m.  Get involved in preserving our local history.


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

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



    WKHS is offering         scholarships for local college students!




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.  See you in the summer of 2017! 

Wasilla Knik Historical Society

300 n boundAry Street

wasilla, alaska 99654

907-376-2005  Message Phone

907-376-7755  MUSEUM PHONE

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Annual Potluck Picnic and Social 1-5 PM at Knik Museum.  We are pleased to announce that Raymie Redington and Joee Redington were our 2018 inductees into our Mushers' Hall of Fame.

Learn about gold mining, dog mushing, homesteading Alaska and more. Located at Mile 13.9 Knik-Goosebay Road. Open Wednesday-Sunday 1-6 pm from May 3-October 30. Closed in the winter. Other tours by request.

From 10-6 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