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

  • 1964 - Cleveland Street & Greenwood Avenue
  • 1969 - Lake Anne Elementary School
  • Wiehle buildings before Reston
  • 1980 - South Lakes High School track
  • 1970 - Access Emergency Center
  • 1980 - Hunters Woods Elementary School
  • 1970 - International Center from Sunrise Valley Drive
  • 1970 - Sunrise Elementary School

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.