History Meets Technology
1:53 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

New App Answers the Question, "What Was There?"

What Was There app
Credit whatwasthere.com

  It’s been said that the only constant is change. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the company, “Enlighten Ventures” is looking to document the visual changes in our country’s urban landscapes, with a mix of current technology, and historical photos.

“What Was There” is the name of the web and smartphone interface, and we spoke with senior digital strategist Laurel Erickson about this new resource for history buffs, genealogists, and more.  She began by explaining what you can do with “What Was There”.

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