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

  • 1913 - Second Street during the 1913 flood
  • 1960 - The Mermaid Motel across from Weeki Wachee FloridaPast
  • 1970 - HA 121 assignment 8
  • 1970 - HA 121 assignment 8
  • Liverpool - HA 121 assignment 8
  • 1906 - Levee from Smithfield Street Bridge
  • Hotel Palouse
  • Opglabbeek, Hotel Janssen-Moors

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.