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

  • 1920 - St. Vincent Hospital
  • 1950 - Monrovia Parade
  • 1960 - Ben's Smokey Pit Restaurant
  • 1950 - Keep upright
  • 1950 - Aqua Clara Motel
  • 1958 - Sta 'N Pla Motel
  • 1980 - Anderson House, front porch detail
  • 1980 - Anderson House

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.