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This is the museum building which houses all things Iditarod. For those of us who are not native Alaskans, it provides a wealth of education about the Iditarod itself and why it such a phenomena for Alaskans.
It is a 2 floor building. The first floor has antiques in several small rooms ( Knik Museum) The 2nd floor has paintings of the Iditarod Hall of Fame members, maps of the trail, and artifacts. Guess I was expecting a lot more since this...More
Knik was before Anchorage, and also home to Iditarod mushers museum upstairs and in the bar. Our little curator there told us so much about the history of the town and had pictures , it was great a tiny space packed with so much history...More
Knik was an important community, predating Anchorage and Wasilla. This museum building is located where it was originally built, giving the visitor a vivid image of how much the surroundings have changed when they compare it to the maps and photographs there. Diane is a...More
What I enjoyed was seeing the history of the Idiatirod through the mushers and the actual track. Diane was there and she had such fulfilling stories. Her educated and funny was to relive those years gone by. It is a bit out of Wasilla-it is...More
located at the original site of the village of Knik, the museum provides the visitor with many artifacts from the early days of the community. Additionally you can see the history of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Alaska.
this old building is the attraction. The new road destroyed the historic town of Knik. Darn those bulldozers. The Knik Bar Roadhouse is a real Alaskan dive, hamburgers don't kill you and you can sit down by the lake and eat them. Folks at the...More