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

  • 1890 - The Davison Home
  • 1947 - Old Texas City High School
  • 1947 - Commercial Businesses
  • 1920 - Old Texas City City Hall
  • 1910 - The Southern Hotel
  • 1900 - Texas City Board of Trade Building
  • 1947 - Smoke rises in the Distance following the Texas City Explosion
  • 1947 - Smoke from Explosion, Texas City, 4/16/1947

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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