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

  • 1940 - WPA Post Office
  • 1930 - Richfield Station/Oldsmobile Dealership
  • 1921 - Rolling granite paving at Mohawk Crossing
  • 1921 - Looking north on Elm Street
  • 1926 - Rolling asphalt paving at Central Parkway
  • 1926 - Rolling asphalt on the South branch of Central Parkway
  • 1937 - Route 22 Mountainside NJ
  • 1940 - Benjamin Franklin Bridge Heading into Camden NJ

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.