(or, if Once Upon a Time’s Storybrooke, Maine was a real
place, where the f*ck would it be?)
OK, so, this topic is my personal baby because I am a weirdo
and I find the theoretical location of Storybrooke in Maine an intriguing question.
Maine is culturally a relatively unusual – let’s actually say quirky, because I
like that more - place compared to everywhere else in the US. Even the other
New England states (as well as the Canadian Maritime Provinces) only have some common
overlap with the unique cultural flavor of Maine. Add to that the fact that the
evidence on the show itself as to Storybrooke’s location is very mixed and
self-contradictory, and you have a bit of a puzzle. I’ve explored canon evidence for the town’s location in this post, and suggested a possible locale for a “real Storybrooke” equivalent.
Please note that this is a very image-heavy post so brace
yourselves if you click that Read More.