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

  • 1954 - Texaco Station near St Joseph Hospital
  • 1953 - Intersection of Common and Texas Street
  • 1953 - Detroit Street Railways car 134 outbound on Michigan Ave
  • 1930 - Florida State Line Grill Jennings FloridaPast
  • 1939 - Service station
  • 2010 - 516 W. Main Ave Cyrus O'Leary's Restaurant
  • 1960 - Dallas - Book Repository - 6th floor  - JFK murder
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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.