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

  • 1958 - Main Street
  • 1984 - Meet Mr Lawrence have a Coca-Cola & chew the fat Two Eggs FloridaPast
  • 1985 - Lawrence's Grocery Ice Cold Coca Cola, Two Eggs, FloridaPast
  • 1900 - Flagler's Overseas Railroad Building, Knights Key, FloridaPast
  • 1906 - Chapin, MI
  • 1980 - Midale Grain Elevators in the 1980s
  • 1940 - Coca Cola Bottling Company Abilene, Texas
  • 1980 - Weyburn in the 1980s

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.