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

  • 1959 - Square - Shelbyville, TN
  • 1962 - Save the Toys!
  • 1962 - Fire at the Michigan Woodcraft Building
  • 1962 - Watching Fire at Michigan Woodcraft Company
  • 1968 - Downtown Merchants Clean Up
  • 1908 - Great grandfathers photo
  • 1952 - Herb Estes Gets Out the Vote
  • 1960 - New York City skyline

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.