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

  • 1918 - 1918 Butcher Shop
  • 1900 - Barbours Drug Store
  • 1940 - Littlefield Fountain and University of Texas Tower
  • 1920 - University Presbyterian Church, Austin
  • 1940 - Guadalupe Street
  • 1994 - Lost Maples Park entrance
  • 1972 - Motel 57 in Piedras Negras
  • 1915 - Plaza Hotel during 1915 Flood

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.