Mobile History Making

The WhatWasThere iPhone app is available from the iTunes App Store.

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Make History

Whether you have one or
two snapshots from a family album or a library of archived images, together we can build a history of the world.

Upload a Photo

Navigate Through Time

Enter a city, state or country to begin your tour.


The Latest

  • 1947 - the old penny arcade
  • 1955 - The Pine Grove Bar on 301 Wildwood FloridaPast
  • 1960 - wilson ave
  • 1910 - Agustana Hosp...
  • 1930 - armitage and halsted
  • 2010 - b
  • 1951 - Lind Block
  • 1950 - Lind Block

Put History in its place.

WhatWasThere ties historical photos to Google Maps, allowing you to tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past.