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

  • 1926 - Down Town Garage at 208 Ionia Avenue NW
  • Woolworth's
  • 1939 - Yellow Cab gasoline station
  • 1919 - Granite City Garage
  • 1925 - Austin Garage Company
  • 1929 - Texaco Airplane Filling Station
  • 1930 - Department of Public Works building, William Street, Brisbane c 1935
  • 1932 - Union Oil service station at 4004 Wilshire Boulevard

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.