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

  • 1936 - Eads Motor Co. at 256 E. Main St.
  • 1966 - Bearden's 1966
  • 1910 - Marktplatz
  • 1928 - Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
  • 1923 - 1131 Ogden Avenue, between West 166th and West 167th Streets
  • 1929 - 1140-1150 Anderson Ave., at the S.E. corner of West 167th Street
  • 1940 - Jerome Avenue, east side, north from E. 167th Street
  • 1928 - Racquel Court

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.