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

  • 1950 - Desplaines and Irving, Blue Island, Illinois
  • 1960 - New Oregon Tech campus
  • 1910 - Av. Oscar Pereira, subida para o cemitério da Santa Casa
  • 1886 - Ralphs Brothers Grocers
  • 1933 - Súľov
  • 1950 - Jackson-Teague Used Car Lot
  • 1920 - U.S. Oil Works ca.1920
  • 1960 - Taxi Partenon

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.