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

  • 1926 - Road crew working on the 100 block of McMicken Avenue
  • 1926 - Road crew on Madison Road between Vista and Observatory
  • 1926 - Asphalt crew on Erie Avenue
  • 1926 - Work crew on Florence Avenue
  • 1926 - Corner of Wilshire and Western Ave
  • 1926 - National Automotive School at 4006 South Figueroa St
  • 1884 - Main Street bridge with barricades during the Courthouse riots
  • 1912 - Anna, Ohio Post Office

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.