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 - Felix Mexican Restaurant
  • 1910 - RockIsland Illinois   Third Avenue
  • 1949 - Hill House, 314 Innsdale
  • 1967 - Cambridge City Hall
  • 1900 - Christ Church Cathedral
  • 1934 - Christ Church, detail of west side
  • 1964 - Dwight Hall
  • 1964 - Dwight Hall

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.