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

  • 1941 - Goodyear's at Christmas
  • 1941 - General Electric
  • 1938 - Roller Skating Near Bach School
  • 1946 - Moray's Diamonds Grand Opening
  • 1954 - Northside Residents Parade
  • 1890 - San Leadro Creek, 1890
  • 1907 - Estudillol Ave.
  • 1920 - Estudillo Avenue

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.