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

  • 1912 - Martin Manufacturing Company (Buckle Factory)
  • 1959 - Cruising the San Francisco Bay Bridge
  • 1971 - Straus Square & Essex St
  • 1926 - 27th St & Broadway
  • 1920 - Harris Library (now Town Clerk's Office)
  • 1954 - Diamond Iron Works and Mahr Manufacturing Company
  • 1948 - Jewish Sheltering Home for Children
  • Emanuel Cohen Center

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.