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

  • 2012 - Historical Marker
  • 1917 - 2297-2293 Sedgwick Avenue
  • 1928 - 2470 and 2476 Webb Ave., east side
  • 1929 - West 190th Street, east from University Ave.
  • 1938 - East 190th Street, adjoining the S.E. corner of Jerome Avenue
  • 1938 - Jerome Ave., west side, north from but not including West 190th Street
  • 1938 - Jerome Ave., east side, north from East 190th Street
  • 1938 - St. James Protestant Episcopal Church

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.