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

  • 1946 - 28 Tuscarora, Buffalo NY, 1946
  • 1959 - Welcome to Florida at Yulee FloridaPast State Line
  • 1923 - C.Anderson Groceries
  • 1885 - Sumter County Courthouse, Adamsville, Sumterville, FloridaPast
  • 1950 - 1st Ave & 85th Street
  • 1946 - Metropolitan Ave & 56th st
  • 1960 - Quail Avenue greenhouse, Robbinsdale, Minnesota
  • 1940 - year 1940 memorial day parade,

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.