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

  • 1915 - White Palace Lunch No. 3
  • 1972 - Minneapolis skyline
  • 1961 - 5th Street Nw & Spring Street NW
  • 1980 - Mandalay Avenue looking North towards Royal Way - 1962 Cadillac
  • 1949 - Pop and Little Crannie
  • 1938 - Swimming
  • 1930 - Crater Lake
  • Royal Bull's Head Inn, Drayton - a drawing

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.