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Fort Benning Historic Trail

Historical Site 10. Russ Pool
10th Division Rd, 500 yards west of Benning Blvd / Sigerfoos Rd. intersection.

Russ Pool Aerial Photo

Russ Pool was one of the first recreational facilities built in Fort Benning.  It began as an existing pond fed by a natural spring.  Upgrades were made over the years, with the largest being the addition of concrete walls in 1926 and a large stucco bathhouse in 1932.

Russ Pool 1920/1921 Photo Russ Pool 2009 Photo