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

  • 1870 - Singer Sewing Machine Company Building. Fifth Street (Broadway) and Lo
  • 1950 - Cross Street from Cumberland Street
  • 1890 - Frank Tramp's Tavern (Inside View)
  • 1910 - A Live Oak Drive in St. Augustine FloridaPast as then as now
  • Michigan Seating Co
  • 1960 - Trnava Hviezdoslavova ul.
  • 1909 - Torre Dolores - Santa Agueda - sml
  • 1970 - La Constancia - sml

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.