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

  • 1940 - Hopkins Co. Courthouse
  • 1906 - Chicago and Noble, looking north
  • 1912 - Coburg Department Store
  • 1950 - Christmas in 1950
  • 1948 - Christmas in 1948
  • 1940 - Famous Barr Store, 6th Street at Locust
  • 1920 - Talbot's Hippodrome
  • 1912 - Talbot's Hippodrome

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.