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

  • 1966 - Coney Island
  • 1909 - Thames Street
  • 1918 - Circle A Brand Ginger Ale truck
  • 1911 - Bellenbaum's General Store
  • 1910 - Post Office
  • 1900 - Aquidneck National Bank and Thames Street
  • 1910 - 505 Washburn Street
  • 1910 - Main & Carew Streets looking south on Main St.

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.