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

  • 1940 -  Lynn Wolven Gedicks Dad Overlooking Glunt's Island SaugertiesPast
  • 1954 - Relocating the Malden Railroad Depot / Station SaugertiesPast
  • 1910 - Corso di porta Ticinese
  • 1933 - Bleecker Street
  • 1939 - 33 Cornelia Street
  • 1931 - Collingwood Street, Detroit, Site of 1931 Purple Gang Massacre
  • 1960 - First Annual Sidewalk Art Exhibit WoodstockPast
  • Saugerties West Shore Railroad Freight Building, SaugertiesPast

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.