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 - Klamath Avenue and Eight Street
  • 1971 - Jubilee St semi derelict with boarded up houses
  • 1930 - Princess Alice pub, destroyed in the Blitz
  • 1938 - Princess Alice pub, destroyed by enemy action in the Blitz
  • 1963 - Another clean st in Leyton
  • 1960 - Clean and tidy Leyton streets (back in the day)
  • 1963 - Mitchell School, Leyton, before demolition and rebuild
  • 1988 - Corner house on Rhodeswell Rd

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.

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