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

  • 1942 - Trnava Štefánikova
  • 1965 - 1405 Olivia St.;
  • 1867 - Old Bowery Theatre
  • 1898 - 8th and Congress Avenue
  • 1892 - Carey and Lincolnway
  • 1895 - Hollywood California in 1895
  • 1880 - Glendale - Frazer's Farm
  • 1974 - Golden Peacock 173 Eddy

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.