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

  • 1920 - 1912 Building
  • 1930 - 603 W 148th closer
  • 1932 - 603 W 148th Street
  • Engineering
  • 1905 - Park Avenue & 56th Street
  • 1900 - Bond Street at Lafayette
  • 1910 - Schwartz's Point, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1972 - Cuna at Charlotte

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.