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

  • 2005 - White House Farm
  • 1975 - Sam's Dept. Store
  • 1910 - The American Building, Main Street, Brattleboro, VT
  • 1965 - Shelburne Road & South Willard Street
  • 1920 - The Famed Vinoy Park Hotel St. Petersburg FloridaPast in the Beginning
  • 1910 - Brooklyn Township
  • 1910 - Edward Sargent Mansion
  • 1910 - trolley at Mcdermotts'

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.