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

  • 1904 - Twin homes on 50th Street
  • 1952 - Plainfield High School Homecoming Parade 1952
  • 1994 - Mosalantie 11
  • 1994 - Mosalankatu 11 Kokkola
  • 1986 - Hotel restaurant Rantakalla
  • 1972 - 26 Hypolita
  • 1972 - Hypolita at St. George
  • 1972 - Cafe Hidalgo

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.