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

  • 1956 - Mallory's Y Market burns
  • 1952 - Minsk, Stalin Monument
  • 1952 - Minsk, Stalin Monument, open meeting
  • 1950 - Minsk, Stalin Monument, Construction
  • 1950 - Minsk, Stalin Monument, starting construction
  • 1917 - 4403 Manchester
  • 1930 - Bakaríið(bakery)
  • 1940 - 1940 Hargreaves Library

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.