Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence


Fort Benning Historic Trail Site

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