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

  • 1910 - Klamath Falls streetcar
  • 1934 - Third Avenue
  • 1915 - Kensington Junction looking N-NW 1915
  • 1899 - Blizzard of 1899
  • 1947 - Blizzard of 1947
  • 1933 - Windsor Theater, 15th Ave. and 41st St. Brooklyn
  • 1935 - SW Broadway looking north towards Madison
  • 1980 - My work

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.