Adam's fountain is a public display fountain in Charring cross, Ooty. It become built in 1886 as a memorial to a Governor of Ooty, who became very famous inside the vicinity all through his tenure. The overall fee of finishing the fountain turned into among Rs. 13,000 to Rs. 14000, which turned into funded thru public investment. The fountain became at the start planned to be placed close to the Ooty market. But it became decided later that the website in front of the District collector's workplace in Ooty was a better place as it had higher number of passers by means of.
After building the fountain, it turned into discovered that the site did now not have the important water head for the fountain to function well. It became in the end moved to its gift location in Charring pass in 1898. An vintage melanoxylon tree which stood in the website of the existing area of the fountain, which became taken into consideration as a landmark in Charring pass become eliminated for the development of the fountain.