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 - Gene Wilder outside John Kavanagh 'Grave Diggers'
  • 1980 - Sergeant Jim Groarke & Garda John Beehan from the Moyvane, Co. Kerry
  • 1913 - Main Street south from Cooley Hotel
  • 1910 - Main Street North from Court Square
  • 1913 - Forest Park Public Library
  • 1925 - San Jose Supply House - Plumbing
  • Hartford Castle Ruins
  • Hartford Castle Ruins

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.