​​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.


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

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

wkhsociety@yahoo.com or KnikMuseum@gmail.com

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

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 the Elks Lodge on October 15. Marion Romano will be catering this event. Dick Mackey is slated as the guest speaker. 

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 who will share stories about his adventures on the Iditarod Trail. Tickets are $45 and must be reserved by Oct 10. Contact any board member or leave a message on the office phone- 907-376-2005, and we'll get back to you.

Annual Potluck Picnic and Social 

This is a potluck picnic so bring your favorite dish to share. Dessert and drinks will be provided.This year's  inductees into the Mushers Hall Of Fame  will be Dorothy Page and Ed Carney. Our raffle will be happening with lots of great prizes. See you there!

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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.

Every Month

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

Trails Day-Usually the first weekend in June. 

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



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Wasilla Knik Historical Society

300 N Boundary, Wasilla, Alaska 99654


Wasilla Knik Historical Society

Every Wednesday 10am-6pm