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From The KOTV Vault: 1980s Bluegrass And Chili Festivals In Downtown Tulsa

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Chili cooks testing their product. Chili cooks testing their product.
The Chili and Bluegrass Festival used to be held at Bartlett Square in downtown Tulsa. The Chili and Bluegrass Festival used to be held at Bartlett Square in downtown Tulsa.
The winner of the chili cook-off in 1986 was Larry Cook from Ponca City. The winner of the chili cook-off in 1986 was Larry Cook from Ponca City.
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The 33rd Bluegrass and Chili festival kicked off Thursday in Claremore.

But do you remember 30 years ago, when the festivities were held in downtown Tulsa?

In this week's offering from the KOTV Vault, Rick Wells brings us the sights and sounds and, if only he could, the smells from the 1980s.

8/9/2012 Related Story: Poster For 2012 Claremore Bluegrass And Chili Festival Unveiled

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