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

  • 1910 - Brooklyn Township
  • 1910 - Edward Sargent Mansion
  • 1910 - trolley at Mcdermotts'
  • 1880 - Horatio Henshaw House
  • 1890 - Main St Leicester
  • 1890 - Denny House
  • 1983 - Old Bank/PO Pitzen Bros. Produce
  • 1890 - Chain gang installed Trolley

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.