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

  • 1964 - Manhattan Building, south and east elevations
  • 1971 - Marquette Building, east (front) and south side
  • 1963 - Meyer Building, exterior detail
  • 1963 - Monadnock Block, wall detail
  • 1963 - Monadnock Block
  • 1964 - Samuel M. Nickerson House second and third floor windows over entrance
  • 1964 - Samuel M. Nickerson House, entrance stair and porch
  • 1964 - Samuel M. Nickerson House, west and north elevations

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.