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

  • 1850 - Washington Circle statue
  • 1910 - George Washington University Club 1910
  • Lake Valley Grove / Gustin's Grove
  • Gustin Home, Gustin's Grove
  • 1910 - Old Boys Reunion
  • 1910 - Old Boys Parade
  • 1910 - Old Boys Parade
  • 1910 - Old Boys Parade

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.