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

  • 1930 - Neptune Beach, Alameda, CA
  • 1900 - First National Bank, Emeryville
  • 1948 - Oaks Ball Park
  • Bottom of Market Street
  • 1950 - 1950 Junior High Football Team
  • 1956 - Pennsylvania Avenue
  • 1950 - XIT Motel
  • 1892 - Snow Building (merchant's bank)

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.