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

  • 1955 - Car Accident on Emery Street
  • 1960 - 2nd Street businesses
  • 1920 - Bakaríið
  • 1919 - Boligblokke. Borgervænget
  • 1966 - Harden and Santee Sts., 5 Points, Columbia, SC
  • 1932 - 416 E 117th Street
  • 1909 - Fyns Forsamlingshus, Kongensgade 64
  • 1931 - 2668 Marion Ave., Bronx, NY, facing north

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.