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

  • 1983 - Little Tavern #1, Silver Spring, MD
  • 1956 - Firestone Tire
  • 1974 - Honk for the Truth
  • 1974 - Impeach Nixon
  • 1961 - Evelyn Engel Delivers Cards to A2's Santa Claus Albert F. Warnhoff
  • 1941 - Kresge Shoppers
  • 1941 - Main Street Shoppers
  • 1959 - Square - Shelbyville, TN

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.