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 - Parade in front of George Krebs' store
  • 1953 - View looking east from the Union Terminal
  • Edith Macefield House
  • 1938 - Barker Avenue, at the S.E. corner of Thwaites Place.
  • 1938 - Thwaites Place, west from Olinville Avenue.
  • 1928 - White Plains Road (foreground), at the N.W. corner of Thwaites Place
  • 1928 - Pelham Parkway North, west from White Plains Road
  • 1917 - Boston Road, north from Thwaites Place

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.