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

  • 1893 - The Hatfield Coal Company at 622 Madison Avenue
  • 1940 - Billboard Sign marks Where-It-Was Hammock Brand Tavares FloridaPast
  • Nassau St, junction with Kildare St, Dublin 1880s-1900
  • 1917 - North Bank Station passenger depot
  • 1917 - NW 11th and Flanders
  • 1953 - Wakefield Hospital
  • 1980 - Parkway General Store
  • 1963 - NE Fremont and NE 15th

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.