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

  • 1920 - Horse and wagon on Central Parkway
  • 1920 - 1400 block of Central Parkway looking north
  • 1929 - Looking west on Genessee Street
  • 1926 - Corner of 8th and Broadway
  • 1926 - Looking north on Florence Avenue
  • 1926 - Looking west on the Park Avenue bridge
  • 1926 - Work crew on Madison Road near Hackberry Street
  • 1926 - An early steamroller at Madison Road and Stewart Avenue

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.