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

  • 1940 - Benjamin Franklin Bridge Heading into Camden NJ
  • 1960 - Afton Wyoming-Washington St
  • 1926 - Northeast corner of Race and Central Parkway
  • 1926 - Central Parkway looking east from Walnut Street
  • 1965 - A Baltimore & Ohio F7A rolls southbound along 2nd Street
  • 1962 - Haynes Bros. Supply Company - Murfreesboro, TN
  • 1949 - Cooperstown Farmer's Museum CooerstownPast
  • 1929 - 22nd Street & Lexington Avenue

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.