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

  • 1891 - Morris Miles and Co Drygoods
  • 1912 - First Baptist Chruch
  • 1965 - US Bank and Newberg Graphic in the background
  • 1907 - The Blue Gum Hotel, Pacific Highway, Waitara, NSW
  • 1920 - Peat's Ferry Road at the intersection with Dural Street, Hornsby.
  • 1959 - Childhood friends on the front page
  • 1980 - Crestline City Hall, view north, south elevation
  • 1980 - Crestline City Hall, view southwest, northeast elevation

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.