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

  • 1973 - The 1100 Building
  • 1975 - Stone Buick
  • Old Post Office now Mississippi River Commission
  • 1960 - Golden Beach Motel
  • 1982 - 1420 Sycamore Street, rear elevation; Pendleton Subdivision
  • 1982 - 400 Block of East 12th Street; Pendleton Subdivision
  • 1982 - 322-326 East 12th Street; Pendleton Subdivision
  • 1982 - 1123 Spring Street; Pendleton Subdivision

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.