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

  • 1960 - Dogs in front of the Elbow Room
  • 1960 - Parade on Penn
  • 1960 - Parade on Penn
  • 1935 - Captain Wells House, door detail
  • 1935 - Captain Wells House, entrance detail
  • 1935 - Captain Wells House, south elevation
  • 1935 - Captain Wells House
  • 1936 - Old Unitarian Church, east elevation

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.