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

  • 1970 - Regency Square
  • 1960 - Modern concrete block house on Lake Anne
  • Cabot’s Point Patio Houses
  • Browns Chapel
  • 1980 - Blue Channel Inn
  • 1984 - Langston Hughes School
  • 1970 - United States Geological Survey HQ
  • 1910 - church st

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.