Built in 1919, the Wickers Building was the first general store and post office on North Trunk West Road in Alderwood Manor (now 196th St. SW in Lynnwood), and a familiar landmark halfway between Seattle and Everett to passengers on the Interurban. The City rescued the building from demolition during I-5 interchange construction in 1997, and relocated it to Heritage Park in 2003. The Tudor Revival-style building has been carefully restored to preserve its distinctive features. The Wickers Building is listed on the Washington State Heritage Register and the City of Lynnwood Register of Historic Landmarks.
The main lobby of the former general store is a unique gallery space.
NORTHWEST VETERANS MUSEUM
10am – 4pm Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
The mission and purpose of the Northwest Veterans Museum is to honor and perpetuate the legacy of military veterans and educate the public, especially our youth, about the sacrifices made by the men and women who served in all military branches.
11am – 3pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
The Wickers Exhibit is located on the second floor of the Wickers Building in what once served as an apartment for the storekeeper's family. It features room re-creations that tell of life in early Alderwood Manor and the history of the Wickers Building, Alderwood Manor’s first general store and post office. Three rooms have been recreated with vintage furnishings to provide glimpses into the family's life above the store. Exhibits include scale models of the park's historic structures and vintage store artifacts, some of which are original to the old store. A stair lift is provided for access to the second floor.
19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood 98036 View Map