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

  • 1940 -  George Milne Gaudy Bakery and Candy Shop
  • De Swan Motel
  • 1950 - Our Little House on Ford Road
  • 1913 - Cary Lumber Company
  • Markum House
  • 1890 - Carrington's Bar
  • 1920 - Corcoran Street, looking south from close to Parrish Street.
  • 1920 - The Geer Building

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.