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

  • 1940 - Waiting for the bus in Colchester, Connecticut
  • 1940 - Passengers entering bus during snowstorm, Chillicothe, Ohio
  • 1940 - Bus going through Denison, Iowa
  • 1940 - Y Coffee Shop
  • 1960 - Y Motel
  • 1941 - Log Cabin Motel and Weed sign
  • 1960 - Taking Turns Taking Pictures one day at Silver Springs FloridaPast
  • 1900 - Piazza repubblica 3 , ex plebiscito

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.