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.

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The Latest

  • 1940 - Hex House
  • 1945 - People gathering in the square, May 7 1945
  • 1945 - Gathering of people, May 7 1945
  • 1945 - Flag covering photographers house, May 7 1945
  • 1945 - Children celebrating, May 7 1945
  • 1965 - My mother at 2797 W. 11th st.
  • 1956 - Enlish PanAm
  • 1959 - Howard Phillips Shell Station

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.