What was here?

What was here?
What was here?

‘What Was Here?’ Your Window on the Past. Get this FREE app and discover the past of the East Yorkshire region with historical photos & maps, brought to you by East Riding Archives. Use the base map to find historical photos that were taken near your location and compare the past with the present using your phone or tablet. Explore your immediate surroundings to see ‘what was here’, or simply browse the content at home, anytime, anywhere.

With the ‘What was here?’ app you can:

  • ‘View map’ for self-directed exploration of historical photos & maps.
  • ‘View trails’ to be guided on step-by-step heritage tours.
  • Buy prints of selected historic images to frame on your wall, using links to our ‘East Riding Photos’ online prints service (www.picturearchives.org/eastridingphotos )
  • ‘Contribute’ by suggesting refinements to photo locations, or donate your historical collections to East Riding Archives

For more information visit www.eastridingarchives.co.uk/whatwashere 

Or download it now, free on Google Play & the App Store (search ‘ what was here ‘)

Last updated 04/10/2021

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