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

  • 1940 - Gimelli Flowers
  • Sicilia Macaroni Company
  • 1943 - Soldiers on leave
  • 1947 - 739 Floral Drive Orlando, FL
  • 1990 - Our Hippy Cabin!
  • 1960 - Ed and Bob Coen in Chicago
  • 1989 - Capital Drive - 2a
  • 1989 - Pinewood Lane - 1a

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.