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

  • 1961 - Largo Post Office
  • 1942 - Gas Station Bay Drive and Missouri Avenue
  • 1940 - Double A Productions Plan Demolition
  • 1940 - Demolition of Double A Products Plant
  • 1928 - W.E. Hewis Meat Market
  • 1968 - Student March After MLK Assassination
  • 1968 - Marchers After MLK Assassination
  • 1968 - Crown Gathering for MLK Memorial Service

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.