Mobile History Making

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

Learn More

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

  • 1921 - Campbell House
  • 1917 - Corner of Clayton and Moorman Avenue
  • Merrill School
  • 1916 - Corner of Delta and Eastern Avenue
  • 1930 - Looking north on Herron Street
  • 1930 - Streetcar on Erie Avenue near Saybrook
  • 1930 - Looking east on Erie Avenue
  • 1930 - Looking west on Weber Lane from Gilsey Avenue

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.