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

  • 1870 - Firm of Sanger Beers & Fisher, 193 Cherry St., New York City
  • 1940 - Diane Massey Pruiksma Great Grandfather John Pekurne SaugertiesPast
  • 1940 - Tower Bridge from London Bridge after a Luftwaffe raid
  • 1940 - E.London ablaze & shrouded in smoke from the Blitz ,from London bridge
  • US Marine Hosptial #2
  • 1920 - Tin canner Men relax as woman wash clothes De Soto Park FloridaPast
  • 1925 - Disciples of Christ Christian Church
  • 1900 - Henry Flagler's Steamboat SS Miami passing West Palm Beach FloridaPast

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.