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

  • 1870 - Grace Methodist Church
  • "Coke" Boy Welcomes us to the Terre Haute Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
  • 1940 - South Holden Street at Night
  • 1940 - Ma Brown's Q-S Lunch
  • 1950 - PONCE DE LEON SHOPPING CENTER St. Augustine, FloridaPast
  • 1979 - Madison Avenue at 64th Street, facing South, 1979.
  • 1879 - Adirondack Mountain drawing
  • Adirondack Mt. map

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.