"It doesn’t mean you can’t build a McDonald’s next to a Civil War battlefield," she said. It just means that the McDonald’s must have a compatible historic appearance. It can’t "stick out and be a detriment to that battlefield," she said.I interpret that to mean the hamburgers should be served from a mess tent.
McDonalds for the battlefield
Gordon County, Georgia, is considering an Historic Preservation Ordinance. County Attorney Suzanne Smith explains, "It deals only with the appearance, not with the use of the property."