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

  • 1915 - Shields Apartments
  • 1914 - 212 E Northwood Ave
  • 1905 - Gibbs & Grafft Automobile Repairing and Painting
  • 1941 - 102 S. 1st Ave and Route 66
  • 1946 - 5th Ave. & 45th St. NYC
  • 1910 - stratford rd
  • 1900 - co-op on the sqaure
  • 1940 - North Main Street

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.