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

  • 1970 - Farmacia Durazno
  • 1940 - Minutero de la Lonja
  • 1952 - Caballito de la Lonja en Zaragoza
  • 1960 - Estes Park CO
  • 1950 - Children sitting on the Cenotaph
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  • 1860 - Abraham Lincoln and Family
  • 1947 - Marshall Field & Company

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.