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

  • 1906 - Witch House
  • 1937 - Removing Snow off of Main Street SaugertiesPast
  • 1890 - Laura Ingalls
  • 1910 - Bowery St., NYC, at Grand St. Looking north
  • 2013 - Rt. 7A, and Church St., Copake, NY facing southwest
  • St. Paul's Episcopal
  • 1986 - 814 38th Street, Vienna, WV - 1986
  • 1950 - First Baptist Church

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.