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

  • 1920 - Raymond Leroy Erickson
  • 1930 - Raymond Erickson and Buddies
  • 1873 - Glenn's Block 25-33 E. Washington St.,  New York Store, c. 1873
  • 1877 -  First Presbyterian Church, SW corner of New York & Pennsylvania 1877
  • 1876 - First Baptist Church, NE corner of New York & Pennsylvania. 1876
  • 1873 - Looking east on Washington St. from Pennsylvania St., 1873
  • 1876 - Market St. looking east from Pennsylvania Street., 1876
  • 1952 - Street Car at College and Sutherland Ave., 1952

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.

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