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

  • 1959 - The Brown Derby
  • John and Sara Chorn Home
  • Chorn's Chicken House
  • 1959 - Fisherman's Warf San Francisco -  Pier 39 ?
  • 1959 - The Fairmont San Francisco California
  • 1959 - Fishermans Grotto San Francisco
  • 1950 - Fishermans Warf Monterey
  • 1960 - Mission Ranch 1960

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.