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

  • 1950 - E. 10th St. and 1st Ave., facing north
  • 1908 - The David and Susannah (Bartmess) McKibben home
  • 1949 - Sander's Dairy
  • Black Sea. Romanian boat
  • Cluj-Napoca National Theatre
  • Romanian Athenaeum
  • 1960 - Penn Street
  • 1910 - Old Marshfield

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.