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 - Main Street
  • 1907 - Corner of Eighteenth and Champa Streets
  • 1869 - 100 block of East 6th Street
  • 1972 - Coal House - Cadiz, OH
  • Mcfall's Grocery Store
  • Whaley Cabin
  • Limbocker School
  • 1912 - Brant, Michigan

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.