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

  • 1960 - Cleveland Street looking West
  • 1940 - Leaving White Springs over Suwannee River to Lake City FloridaPast
  • 1907 - GRAVELINES - L'Arsenal
  • 1840 - Basilica di San Lorenzo, Piazza Vetra e Canale Vetra
  • 1840 - Basilica di San Lorenzo e Canale Vetra
  • 1860 - Piazza Mercanti, Milan
  • 1888 - Wagon train in front of St. Louis Catholic Church
  • 1952 - familes on porch

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.