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Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together to share glimpses of the past and build up the story of human history. Site which allows members of the public as well as institutions including museums and archives to tell stories about the present and the past by using photographs pinned onto maps.

By overlaying old photos onto a Street View™, Historypin makes it possible to compare the past with the present, a deceptively simple idea, which really captivates and creates a gateway into history.

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