Wasilla Knik Historical Society

Trails Day

Knik Museum

Join us the first weekend in June as we clean up the Iditarod National Historic Trail and the Knik Museum.

Annual Potluck Picnic

Knik Museum-Knik-Goose Bay Rd. Mile 13.9

Our picnic was held on  July 21, 2019, 1:00-3:00 PM as we celebrated the history of Knik. This year we are proud to have inducted Dick Mackey into our Mushers' Hall of Fame! 



Dick Mackey introduces this year's mail carrier, Anna Stephan. Anna, an up and coming musher,  was the winner of this year's  Junior Iditarod with a time of 16 hour and 39 minutes. Congratulations, Anna!!

Hobo Jim Concert

Knik Museum

Knik-Goose Bay Rd. Mile 13.9

For the past several years,  Alaskan Troubadour, Hobo Jim, has delighted audiences with his music and tales about the Iditarod Trail and other Alaskan adventures. As part of the day's events, several raffle prizes will be given away, including trips with Mahay's Riverboat and Talkeetna Air Taxi. This is a free concert, with donations and raffle ticket sales to benefit the museum.

This year's event was on September 8, from 1-3pm.


Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Wasilla Carrs-Safeway, Alaska Railroad, WalMart, Home Depot, Talkeetna Air Taxi, Mahays Riverboat Service, Arby's, KFC, Red Robin, Subway, Three Bears Big Lake, Spenard Builders Supply, Eleanor Wilde, David Bastian, the Alaska Military Youth, Richard Wilson, Bob Frost.

Alaska Day Dinner


In October we celebrate the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States.  This year's event was held on October 12, 2019, at the Elks Lodge on Bogard Road.  We always begin with a gala dessert auction, following by dinner and entertainment.  Fran Seager-Boss was our presenter. Marian Romano was our chef. 

Stay tuned for next year's dinner event.  Reservations must be made ahead of the event. .