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

  • 1910 - Zlat√© Moravce, banka
  • 1914 - Pancho Villa arriving in Mexico City
  • 1913 - Independence Day Parade on 6th Street
  • gippsland news
  • big garage
  • fountain
  • orient hotel
  • albion

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.