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    Montgomery County museum modernized with new technology

    By Anna-Lysa Gayle,


    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. ( DC News Now ) — The Oakley Cabin has been in the community since the 1800s, but starting in June guests will find something new at the historic site.

    “This is the start of something groundbreaking,” said Mitsuko Herrera, Montgomery Connects’ program director.

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    The Oakley Cabin African American Museum and Park, located in Olney, began using augment reality (AR) to modernize the experience.

    “It is incredible to see augmented reality technologies become a part of the community space,” said TEBS Department Director and Montgomery County CIO, Gail M. Roper. “I saw it impact other cities and I knew that Montgomery County would be a great place to host AR historical experiences.”

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