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

  • Broad Street in Elyria, OH
  • 1980 - LAFD Fire Station 66 1980
  • 1965 - Coopers, Broad Beach Rd.
  • 1946 - Jack Cooper, Singapore Spa, Fairfax CA, 1946
  • 1949 - Jack Cooper, Crescent Bay, Laguna Beach 1949
  • 1941 - Independence Day Parade on July4th, 1941
  • 1890 - The Palo Pinto County courthouse, circa 1890
  • 1910 - Rattlesnake Point construction

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.