HISTORY Here™ is an interactive, location-based guide to thousands of historic locations across the United States, brought to you by HISTORY®. Use the app to learn the history around your neighborhood, when you visit someplace new or if you're just feeling curious while sitting on the couch! Set the app to notify when you're close to historical points of interest and you'll uncover the hidden history that's all around us.

HISTORY Here™ is compatible with Apple Watch. Use the Apple Watch to be notified when you're near historical points of interest and quickly save them to your bookmarks. Enable the HISTORY Here Glance for a quick look of places around you.

Get the facts about the history that's all around you, including architecture, museums, battlefields, monuments, famous homes and much more! And now, you can explore TOURS, a new feature that use locations as a way to learn about historical themes and topics, such as Marilyn Monroe's Hollywood, Civil War Atlanta and Al Capone's Chicago.

WE ARE ADDING MORE POINTS OF INTEREST ALL THE TIME. Know a place that's not listed in the app? Use the Suggest a Place feature to submit it to the HISTORY editorial team.

App Features:

* Apple Watch support
* Location-based notifications on iPhone and Apple Watch
* Thousands of exclusive points of interest, written by the history experts at HISTORY®.
* Select your current location with GPS or search any location across the country.
* Tap Surprise Me! to see a random location somewhere in the U.S.
* Display historic locations in a zoomable, map-based view or in a scrolling list.
* Share the locations you find with friends via Facebook, Twitter and email.
* Get distances and driving or walking directions to points of interest.

What’s New

Version 4.0.1

Bug fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1K Ratings
1K Ratings
Will's Ear Candy ,

Really Thoughtful App that can truly make a Road Trip fun

Absolutely love that you do not have to do any homework really at your driving along just hit a marker on the app and it tells you what is around you and what its significance is. I happen to be single and disabled so I am never in a Rush so I am especially looking forward to giving this a true test run but if you're traveling with children it's a great way to get them involved in the adventure...especially if your in an RV and can really take some time to work out the details and decide which ones to stop at and which they are not...they are still learning by reading about the history about the one you do not choose to go too.

Win, win...and let me be clear I found out about this app in a Tech mag...I could careless how well the business does. I just give Kudos when I think they are deserved!

-D- ,

Cool App, but needs a little work.

This is a great app with wonderful potential, but it seems to have limited info still and needs a little more work to get some kinks out.

I tried to submit a place, but the process was very buggy. I had to flip back and forth between a web browser, note pad and History Here to get all the info typed in and it would sometimes crash between switches before I could get all the info loaded. In addition, it kept reverting the location to my address rather than the one I was typing in, even though I never hit the "use my current location" button. It would not allow me to paste anything into the "historical significance" field, but I finally figured out that it was because my description had a return in it and the field must not accept a return character. Once I made it one long, giant paragraph, I was able to paste. Otherwise, it seems to be a nice app and I think I'll have fun exploring.

Gary LaPointe ,

Very cool to find some places nearby that I never knew were there.

Works great on the Apple Watch too. But I get quite a few alerts...

My only complaint is it KEEPS REMINDING me about the SAME places over and over. I live by a few and can’t tell you how often it reminds me. I have the app set to ‘always' but that only appears to show you updates no more than once every 30 minutes, if I turn it off, I don’t get to see interesting places 29 minutes from my house since it won’t alert me again. I’d like to mark locations with a don’t remind me about this place for at least a year (or never!). Or geofence off some areas to not alert me about (I think I’d like to mark items off as never more than specific aareas).


A&E Television Networks Mobile
24.2 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
© 2016: A+E Television Networks, LLC.


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