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

  • 1970 - Newark Shopping Center
  • 1908 - Phoenix Furniture Co.
  • 1912 - A view of Fifth Avenue from Sixth Avenue
  • Inside of Colonial Stamp and Coin Company
  • 1912 - A view of Sixth Avenue and Garland Alley
  • Storefront of Colonial Stamp and Coin Company
  • 1908 - A view of Chaucer Street at North Murtland Street
  • 1908 - A view of Keystone and 52nd Street

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.

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