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

  • 1891 - Looking west on High Street towards Third St.
  • 1930 - Holy Cross Church -Hoback St.
  • 1900 - Warren and Lawrence St., looking west.
  • 1905 - View up Lawrence toward Logan
  • 1975 - First Lady Betty Ford, Santa Claus with Diplomatic Corps children
  • 1933 - Lincoln Birthplace Monument
  • 1960 - Elmwood Avenue & Niagara Street
  • 1939 - Trolley Christmas' Greetings from St. Pete, FloridaPast

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.