Fun Fact: The Smithsonian Carries a Guitar From Which County?

Paul Reed Smith Guitars are some of the best in the world. The Maryland based company can be found on Kent Island in Queen Anne’s County.


After starting out as a college project, Paul Reed Smith has made his guitar passion into a large business. Through the use of Maryland Craftsmanship and new technologies, PRS was able to open in Annapolis in 1985 . What started out as a small factory has grown to an over 400 employee company ion Kent Island, and produces guitars for all over the country and world.

Every inch of your PRS guitar is based on decades of testing, rethinking, and reinventing.

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington DC created an exhibit to showcase the importance of guitars in American music and included one from the PRS collection. This is only one of many museums that have a PRS guitar on display.

You can tour the factory and see where the guitars are made along with the history of PRS. Check out Paul Reed Smith Guitar for more information.

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