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

  • 1960 - The Fun-Famed Elbo Room AIA Fort Lauderdale FloridaPast
  • 1930 - The Citizens Bank of Bushnell, Sumter County, FloridaPast
  • Mareham Le Fen
  • 1910 - 3422 Central Ave.
  • 1910 - 114-120 E. 27th St.
  • 1910 - 2846 Cornell Ave. (Winthrop Ave)
  • 1910 - 3009 N. Illinois St.
  • 1937 - Chicago Carter Harrison Technical High School

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.