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

  • 1961 - 5th Street Nw & Spring Street NW
  • 1980 - Mandalay Avenue looking North towards Royal Way - 1962 Cadillac
  • 1949 - Pop and Little Crannie
  • 1938 - Swimming
  • 1930 - Crater Lake
  • Royal Bull's Head Inn, Drayton - a drawing
  • 1930 - Royal Bull's Head Inn as a family home and post office, Drayton
  • 1930 - Royal Bull's Head Inn as the Drayton Post Office

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.