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

  • 1875 - A. Joost Cheap Cash Store
  • 1900 - Opera Hall New Richmond on the Ohio
  • 1916 - Blake Homestead/Pitzen Farm
  • 1950 - New York Central Line, Pleasantville, NY, faceing NW
  • 1900 - Steamer Chilo at New Richmond on the Ohio
  • 1910 - Daniel Kent Farm
  • 1910 - Mistletoe Lodge IOOF, New Richmond on the Ohio
  • Ross-Gowdy House, New Richmond on the Ohio

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.