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Tim Grove discusses the pros and cons of Historypina new website that allows individuals and institutions to “pin” photos onto a map from where the photos were actually taken.

The site also has superimposed old pictures of places onto pictures of what the site looks like in modern days.

Although Grove questions the sustainability of such a website in a world of come-and-go technology, he sees the advantage and fascination of people having the ability to see the history of places that have personal significance to them.

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