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Wasilla Knik Historical Society

300 N Boundary, Wasilla, Alaska 99654


Annual Potluck Picnic and Social 

This is a potluck picnic so bring your favorite dish to share. Dessert and drinks will be provided. 2022 inductees into the Mushers Hall Of Fame  were Dorothy Page and Ed Carney. 

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.  

Wasilla-Knik Historical Society

300 n boundAry Street

wasilla, alaska 99654

907-376-2005  Message Phone

907-376-7755  MUSEUM PHONE or

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              2023 EVENTS





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

​​1st Annual Homestead Survivors' Reunion 

This is a NEW event, to be held at the Palmer Depot on April 30 from 3-8pm, . It's a time to come together, tell stories, and reminisce about the early days of the Mat-Su Valley. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Nona's Osteria at 201 W Herning in Wasilla or the Wagon Wheel Marketplace at 701 E Parks Hwy. This will be a potluck event, so bring your favorite homesteader dish!

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.

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



Trails Day-Usually the first weekend in June. 

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.



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. 

Our annualAlaska Day Dinner  will be held at in October. 

Doors open at 5:00, followed by a 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 

Every Wednesday 10am-6pm


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

​​WKHS Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 4:00pm in the basement of the Teeland Building, home to Krazy Moose Subs.

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