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

  • Maple View Place after a snowstorm.
  • 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

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.